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Stephen L. Timme Excellence in Botany Award

2007 Recipient: Dwight Platt

Dwight Platt • Newton, KS

Dwight Platt
Brad Guhr, Dwight Platt, Valerie Wright

Dwight received this award for his teaching and mentoring of many students at Bethel College over the years, as well as his promotion of native plants in gardens and landscapes.

At Kaurffman Museum 25 years ago, he initiated and still maintains a reconstructed tallgrass prairie for studetns and visitors to see the beauty of native plants.