Awards

NAA SILVER TROWEL FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Now Accepting Nominations for the NAA Silver Trowel Lifetime Achievement Award, awarded annually at the NAA Annual Conference
Send nominations to Jeff Wedding at jeff_wedding@nvarch.org
The Silver Trowel is presented to professionals that have spent a majority of their professional career working in Nevada, have made outstanding, positive, and lasting contributions to archaeology in Nevada, and have maintained the highest standards of professionalism and ethics in the conduct of his or her career. The award was created and first presented in 2004.

RECIPIENTS

2014 Robert Elston
2013 Roberta McGonagle
2012 Claude Warren
2011 Tim Murphy
2010 Alice Baldrica
2009 Don and Catherine Fowler
2008 (No award)
2007 Richard and Sheilagh Brooks
2005/2006 Margaret Lyneis (awarded in 2005, presented in 2006)
2004 Mary Rusco

TING-PERKINS AWARD

Now Accepting Nominations for the Ting Perkins Award, awarded annually at the NAA Annual Conference
Send nominations to Jeff Wedding at jeff_wedding@nvarch.org
The Ting-Perkins award is presented to a deserving individual for outstanding avocational contributions to archaeology in Nevada, and was created and first presented in 1982. The award is named in honor of Dr. Peter Ting (first President of Am-Arcs in 1967 and head of the Nevada Archaeological Survey) and Fay Perkins (who in 1924 along with his brother John first brought the Moapa Valley’s “El Pueblo Grande de Nevada” to the attention of Nevada Governor James Scrugham, and later became curator of the Lost City Museum in Overton from 1952 until 1956).

RECIPIENTS

2014 Bob Hafey and Loretta Watson
2013 Elizebeth Russell
2012 Anne Carter
2011 (No award)
2010 (No award)
2009 Donna Murphy
2008 Ann McConnell
2007 (No award)
2006 Jack and Elaine Holmes and Darrell and Terri Wade (co-recipients)
2005 Oyvind Frock
2004 Charles Brown
2003 Farrel and Manetta Lytle
2002 Phil Hutchinson
2001 (No award)
2000 Helen Mortenson
1999 Don Hendricks
1996-1998 (No awards)
1995 Grace Burkholder
1994 Jean Stevens (Posthumously)
1993 Steve Stoney
1992 (No award)
1991 Norma and Herb Splatt
1983-1990 (No awards)
1982 Jean Myles

The 2009 Nevda Archaeology Awareness and Historic Preservation Month Poster Wins 2nd place in the 2010 Society for American Archaeology (SAA) Poster Contest!
Check out the most recent and past poster contest winners on the SAA website