Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management School: Class of 2009

Graduation Ceremony and 20th Annual Turfgrass Student Awards Banquet

Event Program and Award Winners
2009 Graduate Map

2009 Rutgers 2 Year Turf School Graduates

Photos of the Turf School Banquet

Alumni and Scholarship Awards Winners

2009 Keynote Speaker Don Sauvigne

  • Master of Ceremonies: Mr. Jim Morris, Former Associate Director, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Office of Continuing Professional Education

  • Invocation: Mr. Joseph Bianco

  • Welcoming Remarks: Dr. William Meyer, Director of the Turfgrass Breeding Project, NJAES Center for Turfgrass Science and Mr. Edward V. Lipman, Jr., Director NJAES Office of Continuing Professional Education

  • Presentation of the Rutgers Turfgrass Alumni Association Achievement Award: Mr. Joseph Bianco and Mr. Thom Ritchie

  • Presentation of the Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management School Certificates: Mr. Edward V. Lipman, Jr. and Mr. Steven Langlois

  • Scholarship Presentations: Dr. Richard Hurley, Dr. William Meyer, and Ms. Marie Pompei

  • Presentation of the Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management School Alumni Award for Professional Excellence: Mr. Edward V. Lipman, Jr. and Dr. Richard Hurley

  • Keynote Speaker: Mr. Donald Sauvigne, Site Director for Pfizer's research facilities portfolio in the eastern region of North America, working for the Facilities Management firm Jones Lange Lasalle