Outstanding Educator
Daniel Edmiston

Daniel Edmiston teaches fifth grade science at E.A. Harrold Elementary School in Millington, Tennessee. He also organizes a science fair and Earth Day celebration.

Outstanding Educator
Ginger Boswell

Ginger Boswell is a substitute teacher in Magnolia, Texas, who invites school groups to visit her forestland and leads PLT activities for pre=service educators.

Outstanding Educator
Michelle Hunter

Michelle Hunter teaches fourth grade at Shadeville Elementary School in Crawfordville, Florida, and organizes a school-wide, week-long environmental education unit.

Outstanding Educator
Gail Lutowski

Gail Lutowski is an education program specialist for the Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center in Guyton, Georgia, whose programs have reached over 20,000 people.

Outstanding Educator
Jim Chandler

Jim Chandler is a consulting teacher in science for the Auburn School Department, Auburn, Maine, and director of the Auburn Land Lab, an environmental center.

Outstanding Educator
Melanie Cornelius

Melanie Cornelius is an elementary science instruction specialist in Frisco Independent School District, Frisco, Texas, who helps teachers in 22 schools deliver science education.

Outstanding Educator
Hazel Scharosch

Hazel Scharosch teaches grades K-6 at Red Creek Elementary School, a one-room schoolhouse in Casper, Wyoming, where she has led many PLT workshops.

Outstanding Educator
Sandy Watson

Sandy Watson teaches second grade at Lakewood Elementary School, Phenix City, Alabama, where she helped create an outdoor classroom, nature trail, and school gardens.

Outstanding Educator
John Wainscott

John Wainscott, acting area manager and mid-rotation forester at Weyerhaeuser Company in Hot Springs, Arkansas, teaches about forestry through forest tours and classroom visits.