Current and former students
dominate Texas ASLA Awards


Current and former Texas A&M landscape architecture students made an impressive showing at the April 16 Texas Chapter American Society of Landscape Architects Awards Banquet in Austin, earning 11 awards for individual and group projects.

Award of Excellence
The 2009 Award of Excellence went to Dennis Jerke MLA ’78 for “Urban Design & the Bottom Line,” a project he spearheaded for Jacobs. Jerke is an Outstanding Alumnus of the Texas A&M College of Architecture and a member of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning’s Professional Advisory Board.

Professional Merit Awards
Aggie landscape architecture graduates contributing to their firms’ Texas ASLA 2009 Merit Award winning projects included: David Hocker BLA ’01 for the Hocker Design Group’s Midbury House project and Travis Hawkins BLA ’08 for the SWA Group’s Arabian Canal project.

Professional Honor Awards
Former students who helping their firm capture a Texas ASLA 2009 Honor Award were David Hocker BLA ’01 for Hocker Design Group’s House on Cedar Hill project; Aan Colman BLA ’81 for Coleman & Associates Southpark Meadows project; Elizabeth McIlrath MLA ’01 for Jacob’s Dallas Trail Network Plan project; and Randy Phillips BLA ’ 79 of Jacobs for his design of the 2009 ASLA State Awards Book.

Student Honor Awards:
Texas ASLA 2009 Student Honor Awards were presented to Keaton Tucker, Steven Wesolowski, and Bernard Ng of the BLA Class of 2010 for their Post Oak Preserve project; John William Seyer, Angel Manuel Ruvalcaba, Jeremy Spade and Andrew Brown, members of the BLA Class of 2010, for their Destination Healthcare: Resort & Hospital project; Paul Cozzolino and Ryan Harbert of the BLA Class of 2009 for a Post-Occupancy Evaluation project; and Xun Sun MLA ’09 for a Fung-Shui-Based Urban Design & Site Design.

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