Hoopingarner Award

Best Scientific Presentation (Dr. Roger Hoopingarner) Award

The Best Scientific Presentation (Dr. Roger Hoopingarner) Award was established in 2004 to recognize ABF members who had the best scientific presentation at the ABF Conference & Tradeshow. The award is presented annually, and honorees receive a commemorative plaque and are recognized in the ABF Quarterly magazine and on the ABF Web site.

The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees Honors and Recognizes Its Hoopingarner Award Recipients

YearConference LocationHonoree
2024New OrleansDr. Samuel Ramsey
2023JacksonvilleDr. Samuel Ramsey
2022Las VegasDr. Judy Wu-Smart
2021VirtualRandy Oliver
2020SchaumburgDr. Samuel Ramsey
2019Myrtle BeachDr. Samuel Ramsey
2018RenoDr. Jamie Ellis
2017GalvestonDr. Jeff Pettis
2016Ponte Vedra BeachDr. Geraldine Wright
2015AnaheimDr. Jim Frazier
2014Baton RougePeter Berthelsen
2013HersheyMarla Spivak
2012Las VegasRandy Oliver
2011GalvestonDiana Cox-Foster
2010OrlandoMarla Spivak
2009RenoJeff Pettis
2008SacramentoJeff Pettis
2007AustinJamie Ellis
2006LouisvilleMarion Ellis
2005RenoMarla Spivak
2004JacksonvilleDiana Sammataro