2017 SCOS Spring Show Awards

2017 Sonoma County Orchid Society Show Awards

Best Entry by SCOS Member
Sponsor: SCOS
Cynthia Battershall – Cym Gladys Whitesell ‘Contrast’

Best of Show
Sponsor: SCOS
Cynthia Battershall – Cym Gladys Whitesell ‘Contrast’

Best Intermediate
Sponsor: SCOS
Kris Foster – Castasetum Rebecca Northen

Best Novice
Sponsor: SCOS
Angelique Fry – Cym Mimi ‘Sacramento’

Best Cattleya Alliance
Sponsor: Kathy & Earl Rathbun
Cynthia Battershall – Rhyncolaelia Aristocrat ‘Mem. H.Walend’

Best Cymbidium Alliance
Sponsor: Ann Conger
Cynthia Battershall – Cym Gladys Whitesell ‘Contrast’

Best Dendrobium Alliance
Sponsor: Patty Connick
Judy Carney –  Den pendulum

Best Oncidium Alliance
Sponsor: Austin Creek Orchids
Patty Connick – Vuyl Melissa Brianne ‘Dark’

Best Phalaenopsis Alliance
Sponsor: Lynne Murrell
Earl & Kathy Rathbun – Phal Magic Art

Best Pleurothallid Alliance
Sponsor: Bill Poe & Sue Hayes
No Entry

Best Slipper Orchid Alliance
Sponsor: Larry Mead
Patty Connick – Paph Fanaticum

Best Vanda Alliance
Sponsor: Linda & Darryl Eggleston
Angelique Fry – Vanda White Crane

Best Other Genera
Sponsor: Angelique & Bill Fry
Kris Foster – Castasetum Rebecca Northen

Best Miniature Orchid
Sponsor: Helen Orgill
Judy Carney – Sophronitis coccinea

Best Species
Sponsor: Kris & Jim Foster
Susan Anderson – Bulb falcatum ‘Standing Tall’

Best Specimen Plant
Sponsor: Kathie Hile
Susan Anderson – Bulb falcatum ‘Standing Tall’

Best Basket of Orchids
Sponsor: Linda Pisenti
Patty Connick

Best Table Display
Sponsor: Fran & Dennis Miller
Brookside Orchids

AOS Award for Best Display
Sponsor: SCOS
SCOS

American Orchid Society Awards

Paph Paradise
Paph rothschildianum – AMA/AOS (86 pts)

Cynthia Battershall
Rhyncolaelia Aristocrat ‘Mem. H.Walend’ – HCC/AOS (75 pts)

 

AOS Awards Notations

First Class Certificate (FCC)
Award of Merit (AM)
Highly Commended Certificate (HCC)
Judges’ Commendation (JC)
Award of Distinction (AD)
Award of Quality (AQ)
Certificate of Cultural Excellence (CCE)
Certificate of Cultural Merit (CCM)
Certificate of Horticultural Merit (CHM)
Certificate of Botanical Recognition (CBR)