Lanker Receives Plimpton Award

Terry Lanker with student

Terry Lanker, chair of the horticulture division and coordinator of the floral design and marketing program, is the 2013 recipient of the college's Rodney F. Plimpton Teaching Award.

Nominees are evaluated on student motivation, teaching effort, serving as a scholarly role model to students and innovation.

According to her nominator, "Her teaching not only includes knowledge critical to student success, but also emphasizes the skills students will need to be successful floral design professionals, from working with difficult clients to designing on a limited budget to staying abreast of design trends."