Merit Awarded to the BAEE Website in the STC 2014-2015 International Summit Awards

June 2015 — The Botanical Artists for Education & the Environment (BAEE) is happy to announce that the BAEE website was given a Merit award in the Society for Technical Communication (STC) 2014-2015 International Summit Awards (ISA) competition!

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Merit:
An entry that wins a Merit award consistently meets high standards in most areas. The entry might contain a small number of major or minor flaws, but it still applies technical communication principles in a highly proficient manner.
Contributors: Cynthia Lockley & Bonnie S. Driggers.


Distinguished Technical Communication Awarded to the BAEE Book in the STC 2014-2015 International Summit Awards

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The Botanical Artists for Education & the Environment (BAEE) is happy to announce that the BAEE book, American Botanical Paintings: Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic was given a Distinguished Technical Communication award in the Society for Technical Communication (STC) 2014-2015 International Summit Awards (ISA) competition!

Distinguished Technical Communication:
An entry that wins an award of Distinguished Technical Communication is clearly superior in all areas. The entry contains no major flaws and few, if any, minor flaws. It applies the principles of technical communication in an outstanding way, particularly the way that it anticipates and fulfills the needs of its audience.

Contributors

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Bonnie S. Driggers; Botanical Artists for Education & the Environment (BAEE); Karen Ringstrand; Countess Clarissa Bonde, BAEE Board Member; Nancy Christmus, Nativescapes Horticultural Consulting; Dr. Marc Epstein, California Dept. of Food and Agriculture; Cynthia Lockley; Lydia Inglett, Ltd Book Publishing; Jean Morra; Dr Douglas Tallamy, Prof. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, U of Delaware; Keith Tomlinson, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens; Kyle Wallick, Botanist at the USBG.

The BAEE Book & the Website Win Distinguished Technical Communication Awards

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Dust Jacket for American Botanical Paintings Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic.

The BAEE book, American Botanical Paintings: Native Plants of the Mid Atlantic is awarded a Distinguished Technical Communication award in the 2014 Society for Technical Communication (STC) Washington, DC-Baltimore Chapter's Summit Competition for Technical Communication.

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Screen capture of the BAEE website the day it was judged with information about the U.S. Botonic Garden exhibition.

The BAEE website also won a Distinguished Technical Communication award.

An entry that wins an award of Distinguished Technical Communication is clearly superior in all areas. The entry contains no major flaws and few, if any, minor flaws. It applies the principles of technical communication in an outstanding way, particularly the way that it anticipates and fulfills the needs of its audience.

STC 2014 Handbook for Judges