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AIS Awards for 2014

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THE AMERICAN DYKES MEDAL

All Iris Classes, Originated In US Or Canada (Total Votes Cast = 452)

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Dividing Line
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79 ‘'Dividing Line'’ (Charles Bunnell) Mtb

Runners Up:

64 Gypsy Lord (Keith Keppel) TB catalog 31 'Chief John Jolly' (Tom Parkhill) TB catalog 27 'Bluebeard's Ghost' (Paul Black) SDB catalog 25 'Kathy Chilton' (Frederick Kerr) TB Catalog
22 'Absolute Treasure' (Richard Tasco) TB catalog 22 'Elizabethan Age' (Lowell Baumunk) TB catalog

THE JOHN C. WISTER MEDAL

Tall Bearded Irises (Total Votes Cast = 1092)
Montmartre ‘Magical Black Magic Woman
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63 ‘Montmartre’ (Keith Keppel) 34 ‘Magical’ (Joseph Ghio) 32 ‘'Black Magic Woman'’ (Richard Tasco)

Runners Up:

31 ‘Temporal Anomaly’ (Richard Tasco) catalog 27 ‘Money In Your Pocket’ (Paul Black) catalog 25 ‘Parisian Dawn’ (Keith Keppel) catalog 23 ‘Jazz Band’ (Keith Keppel) Catalog
23 ‘Peggy Sue’ (Larry Lauer) catalog 23 ‘Wild Angel’ (Thomas Johnson) catalog

THE KNOWLTON MEDAL

Border Bearded Irises (Total Votes Cast = 245)
Lady Of The Night
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120 ‘ 'Lady Of The Night'’ (Paul Black)

Runners Up:

56 ‘Niche’ (Joseph Ghio) catalog 38 ‘Zingerado’ (Lowell Baumunk) catalog 31 ‘Meerkat Manor’ (Brad Kasperek) catalog

THE HANS AND JACOB SASS MEDAL

Intermediate Bearded Irises (Total Votes Cast = 300)
‘Dazzling
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102 ‘Dazzling’ (Paul Black)

Runners Up:

74 ‘Man's Best Friend’ (Paul Black)catalog 50 ‘Many Mahalos’ (J. T. Aitken) catalog 39 'Limonada' (Keith Keppel) catalog
35 'Dragonmaster' (Marky Smith) catalog

THE WILLIAMSON-WHITE MEDAL

Miniature Tall Bearded Irises (Total Votes Cast = 259)
Rayos Adentro
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68 ‘Rayos Adentro’ (Carol Morgan)

Runners Up:

61 ‘Redrock Princess’ (Jean Witt)catalog 52 ‘Persona’ (Keith Keppel) catalog 49 ‘Razzleberry Dressing’ (Stephanie Markham) catalog 29 Petit Louvois (Clarence Mahan) catalog

THE COOK-DOUGLAS MEDAL

Standard Dwarf Bearded Irises (Total Votes Cast = 291)
Eye of The Tiger
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52 ‘Eye Of The Tiger’ (Paul Black)

Runners Up:

27 ‘Big Blue Eyes’ (Paul Black)catalog 25 ‘Absolute Joy’ (J. T. Aitken) catalog 22 ‘Canadian Kisses’ (Paul Black) catalog
19 Spiderman (Donald Spoon) catalog   18 Maui Sunrise (J. T. Aitken) catalog

THE CAPARNE-WELCH MEDAL

Miniature Dwarf Bearded Irises (Total Votes Cast = 145)
Icon
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70 ‘Icon’ (Keith Keppel)

Runners Up:

32 'Ruby Elf' (A. & D. Willott) catalog 23 'Stripling' (Marky Smith) catalog 20 'Applet' (Marky Smith) catalog

THE CLARENCE G. WHITE MEDAL

Aril Irises And Arilbred Irises With At Least 50% Aril Content (Total Votes Cast = 107)
Kalifa’s Joy
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35 ‘Kalifa's Joy’ (Robert Annand)

Runners Up:

30 ‘PersianQueen’ (Robert Annand) catalog 26 ’Silent Sentry’ (Richard Tasco) catalog 8 ’Jelly Roll Jam’ (Caroline Chacon) catalog 8 ’Penninah's Provocation’ (Pete Mcgrath) catalog

THE WILLIAM MOHR MEDAL

Arilbred Irises With Less Than 50% But At Least 25% Aril Content (Total Votes Cast = 124)
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47 ‘Octave’ (Thomas Johnson)

Runners Up:

41 ‘Prince Of Egypt’ (Perry Dyer) catalog 21 ‘Chain Reaction’ (Richard Tasco) catalog 15 ‘Nefret’ (Marky Smith) catalog

THE FOUNDERS OF SIGNA MEDAL

Species Irises (Total Votes Cast = 115)
Caitlin’s Smile
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30 ‘Caitlin's Smile’ (James Waddick By Kevin Morley)

Runners Up:

29 ‘Epic Poem’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks) catalog 27 ‘Jin Yu’ (Jill Copeland) catalog 19 ‘Gubijin’ (Hiroshi Shimizu) catalog 10 ‘Tourist’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks) catalog

THE RANDOLPH PERRY MEDAL

Inter-Species Hybrid (SPEC-X) Irises (Total Votes Cast = 163)
Wooly Bully
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53 ‘Wooly Bully’ (Jill Copeland)

Runners Up:

45 ‘Kinshikou’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner) catalog 22’ Currier McEwen’ (Tony Huber) catalog 22 ‘Everest Blue’ (O. D. Niswonger) catalog 21 ‘Plum Duck’ (Brad Kasperek) catalog

THE SYDNEY B. MITCHELL MEDAL

Pacific Coast Native Irises (Total Votes Cast = 32)
Rodeo Gulch
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9 ‘Rodeo Gulch’ (Joseph Ghio)

Runners Up:

8 ’Bubble Wrap’ (Joseph Ghio) catalog 4 ’Eye Catching’ (Joseph Ghio) catalog 4 ’Periwinkle Persian’ (Deborah Cole) catalog
4 ’Pinole Prince’ (Vernon Wood By Terri Hudson) catalog 3 ’Letter Perfect’ (Lois Belardi) catalog

THE MARY SWORDS DEBAILLON MEDAL

Louisiana Irises (Total Votes Cast = 144)
Edna Claunch
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48 ‘Edna Claunch’ (Harry Wolford)

Runners Up:

31 Renée Fleming (Heather Pryor) catalog 27 Frederick Douglass (Dorman Haymon) catalog 16 Rochester Lilacs (Heather Pryor) catalog
12 Frenchmen Street (Patrick O'Connor) catalog 10 Zydeco (Patrick O'Connor) catalog

THE MORGAN-WOOD MEDAL

Siberian Irises (Total Votes Cast = 225)
Tree Of Songs
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56 ‘Tree Of Songs’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks)

Runners Up:

52 ‘Kaboom’ (Bob Bauer/John Coble) catalog 33 ‘Charming Billy’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks) catalog 31 ‘Humors Of Whiskey’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks) catalog
27 ‘Kilauea’ (Marky Smith) catalog 26 ‘Haleakala’ (Marky Smith) catalog

THE ERIC NIES MEDAL

Spuria Irises (Total Votes Cast = 116)
Golden Ducat
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41 ‘Golden Ducat’ (Anna & David Cadd)

Runners Up:

28 ‘Castor River’ (O. D. Niswonger) catalog 27 ‘Saint Patrick's Gold’ (Anna & David Cadd) catalog 20 ‘Sunrise Surprise’ (O. D. Niswonger) need imageneed image

THE PAYNE MEDAL

Japanese Irises (Total Votes Cast = 101)
Lady In Pink
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25 ‘Lady In Pink’ (J. T. Aitken)

Runners Up:

21 Pink Puffer (Jill Copeland) catalog 19 Beyond Chance (Donald Delmez) need image 18 Christina's Gown (Jill Copeland) need imagecatalog 18 Gingham Geisha (Dennis Hager) catalog

THE FRED AND BARBARA WALTHER CUP

(Most HM Votes In Any Category)
Holiday in Mexico
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66 ‘Holiday In Mexico’ (Riley Probst) MTB

Runners Up:

64 ’My Cher’ (Paul Black) SDB catalog 61 ’Jeanne Clay Plank’ (Frederick Kerr) TB catalog 61 ’Volcanic Glow’ (Keith Keppel) TB catalog
59 ’Double Platinum’ (Joseph Ghio) TB catalog 58 ’Insaniac’ (Thomas Johnson) TB catalog

TB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 4314)
98 ‘Notta Lemon’ (Tom Burseen) catalog 89 ‘Tuscan Summer’ (Keith Keppel catalog 82 ‘Haunted Heart’ (Keith Keppel)catalog 80 ‘Spice Trader’ (John Painter) Catalog 74 ‘Beauty Becomes Her’ (Paul Black)catalog
74 ‘Sharp Dressed Man’ (Thomas Johnson)catalog 56 ‘Better Than Butter’ (Paul Black)catalog 56 ‘Reckless Abandon’ (Keith Keppel)catalog 53 ‘Black Is Black’ (Schreiner)catalog 49 ‘Bottle Rocket’ (Michael Sutton)catalog
37 ‘Trumped’ (Tom Burseen)catalog
45 ‘Backdraft’ (Hugh Stout)catalog 44 ‘Class Ring’ (Keith Keppel)catalog 44 ‘Sammie's Jammies’ (Tom Burseen)catalog 41 ‘Center Ice’ (Joseph Ghio)catalog 40 ‘Raven Girl’ (Schreiner)catalog
39 ‘Aztec Art’ (Thomas Johnson)catalog 39 ‘My Beloved’ (Joseph Ghio)catalog 38 'Just a Kiss Away' (Lowell Baumunk)catalog 37 ‘Greatest Show On Earth’ (Frederick Kerr)catalog 37 ’Sun Shine In’ (Keith Keppel)catalog

Runners Up:

36 ‘Doctor Who’ (George Sutton) 36 ‘Strawberry Frosting’ (Michael Sutton) 36 ‘Winterberry’ (Donald Spoon) 34 ‘Orangutan Orange’ (Brad Kasperek) 33 ‘Noble Gesture’ (Keith Keppel) 32 ‘Cheap Frills’ (Paul Black) 32 ‘Circle Of Light’ (Paul Black) 32 ‘Deep Currents’ (Thomas Johnson) 32 ‘Kickapoo Kangaroo’ (Brad Kasperek) 32 ‘Tunnel Vision’ (Keith Keppel) 31 ‘El Greco’ (Lowell Baumunk) 31 ‘Going Green’ (Anton Mego By J. T. Aitken) 31 ‘Lest We Forget’ (George Sutton) 31 TbPthruT.TbRio Rojo (Schreiner) 30 ‘Mango Parfait’ (Donald Spoon) 30 ‘My Generation’ (Larry Lauer) 29 ‘Bright Sunshiny Day’ (Thomas Johnson) 29 ‘Fashion Diva’ (Thomas Johnson) 29 ‘Orchid Dove’ (Donald Spoon) 29 ‘Penguin Party’ (Thomas Johnson)

BB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 293)

46 ‘Dance Card’ (Keith Keppel) catalog 44 ‘Ballerina Pink’ (Paul Black)catalog 44 ‘Devil’s Waltz’ (Lynn Markham)catalog

Runners Up:

40 ‘Imbroglio’ (Keith Keppel) 35 ‘Whoopsidaisy’ (Jim Hedgecock) 28 ‘Banana Royale’ (J. T. Aitken) 22 ‘Hoodoo Blues’ (Stephanie Markham) 19 ‘Magic Quest’ (Richard Tasco)

IB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 469)

72 ‘Red Hot Chili’ (Michael Sutton) catalog 57 ‘Cat In The Hat’’ (Paul Black)catalog

Runners Up:

40 ‘Bahama Blues’ (Michael Sutton) 38 ‘Intoxicating’ (Paul Black) 35 ‘Line Drive’ (Michael Sutton) 24 ‘ Sparkling’ (Richard Tasco) 23 ‘Frisky Frolic’ (Paul Black)

MTB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 377)

59 ‘Tic Tac Toe’ (Thomas Johnson) catalog 49 ‘Sari's Dance’ (Ginny Spoon)catalog

Runners Up:

46 ‘In My Veins’ (Charles Bunnell) 44 ‘Stitched In Blue’ (Kenneth Fisher) 37 ‘Florence French’ (Mona French) 30 ‘Sun Spirit’ (Jim & Vicki Craig) 28 ‘Bit O' Royalty’ (Stephanie Markham)

SDB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 801)

52 Open Your Eyes (Paul Black)catalog 48 Nosferatu (Paul Black) catalog 40 Giggles And Grins (Carol Coleman) catalog
38 Bombay Sapphire (Paul Black) catalog 38 Lemon Freeze (Keith Keppel) catalog

Runners Up:

31 ‘Craisin’ (Marky Smith) 28 ‘June Bug’ (Donald Spoon) 26 ‘Jellicle Cat’ (Paul Black) 26 ‘Tanzanite’ (Marky Smith) 26 ‘Teagan’ (Donald Spoon)

MDB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 167)

51’ Cute As A Button’ (Paul Black)catalog 47 ‘Be Brief’ (Paul Black) catalog

Runners Up:

36 ‘Aquadoodle’ (J. T. Aitken) 33 ‘Wee Harry’ (Barbara & David Schmieder)

AR & AB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 183)

44 Sand Dancer (Richard Tasco)catalog 39 Xerxes (Lowell Baumunk) catalog

Runners Up:

32 ‘Byzantine Ruby’ (Lowell Baumunk) 23 ‘Bhutan’ (Richard Tasco) 15 ‘Holy Moley Plum’ (Caroline Chacon) 12 ‘Nordic Sky’ ("Howard Shockey, Deceased, By Lowell Baumunk")

AB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 178)

79 ’Brash And Bold’ (Paul Black)catalog 57 ’Eye To Eye’ (Keith Keppel) catalog

Runners Up:

42 ‘Babylon Prince’ (Lowell Baumunk)

SPECIES AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 88)

32 ‘Sun Moon Lake’ ("B. Leroy Davidson, Deceased, By Carla Lankow")catalog 21 ‘Wildwood Willie’ (Michael Iler By Will Plotner) need image

Runners Up:

20 ‘Cobblewood Charm’ (Darrell Probst) 15 ‘Snake Bane’ (James Waddick)

INTERSPECIES AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 149)

42 ‘Okagami’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner)catalog 37 ‘Date With Destiny’ (Paul Black) need image

Runners Up:

36 ‘Shiryukyo’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner) 34 ‘Tsukiyono’ (Hiroshi Shimizu By Carol Warner)

CA AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 54)

11 ‘Area Code’ (Joseph Ghio)catalog 6 ‘Foggy Days’ (Joseph Ghio) need image 6 ‘Multiplicity’ (Joseph Ghio) need image

Runners Up:

5 ‘Line Drawing’ (Joseph Ghio) 4 ‘Lewis Lawyer’ (Adele Lawyer By Terri Hudson) 4 ‘Mandalay Bay’ (Joseph Ghio) 4 ‘Pacific Dome’ (Lois Belardi) 4 ‘War Zone’ (Joseph Ghio)

LA AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 280)

25 ‘Edna Grace’ (Heather Pryor)catalog 20 ‘Blue Mountain Mist’ (Bernard Pryor) need image 18 ‘Cajun Serenade’ (Hooker Nichols) need image 18 ‘Lafayette Moon’ (Hooker Nichols) need image

Runners Up:

15 ‘Dark And Dangerous’ (Bernard Pryor) 15 ‘Michigan Belle’ (Jill Copeland) 14 ‘Susan B. Anthony’ (Bernard Pryor) 13 ‘Blue Splatter’ (Wayland Rudkin) 12 ‘Cala’ (Ron Betzer) 12 ‘Cristin Faith’ (M. D. Faith) 12 ‘Little Bronzed Aussie’ (Bernard Pryor)

SIB AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 403)

66 ‘Ginger Twist’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks)catalog 55 ‘Miss Apple’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks) need image

Runners Up:

26 ‘Dirigo Black Knight’ (John White) 24 ‘Simon Says’ (Robert Hollingworth) 23 ‘Nothing But The Blues’ (Robert Hollingworth) 22 ‘Painted Woman’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks) 22 ‘Tall Dark And Handsome’ (Marty Schafer/Jan Sacks)

SPU AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 197)

27 ‘Lemon Chiffon Pie’ (Anna & David Cadd)catalog 26 ‘Missouri Boon’ (O. D. Niswonger By M. & J. Wilhoit) need image

Runners Up:

24 ‘Line Dancing’ (B. Charles Jenkins By Comanche Acres) 24 ‘Remembering Vic’ (Lee Walker) 21 ‘Walk The Line’ (Jim Hedgecock) 20 ‘Comanche Moon’ (Charles Jenkins By Jim Hedgecock) 19 ‘Some Say It's Pink’ (Lee Walker)

JI AWARD OF MERIT

(Total Votes Cast = 181)

24 ’Evelyn White’ (John White)catalog 23 ‘Angelic Choir’ (Chad Harris) need image 23 ‘Bob's Choice’ (Jill Copeland) need image

Runners Up:

22 ‘Cascade Rain’ (Chad Harris) 19 ‘Kimono Silk’ (Bob Bauer/John Coble) 18 ‘Dirigo Garnet’ (John White) 17 ‘Red Tessa’ (J. T. Aitken) 16 ‘First Strike Craola’ (Lee Walker)

2014 Honorable Mentions

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