Congratulations to three of HRSL's own who were recognized at the 2006 ARS Beltsville Area Celebration of Excellence awards ceremony.Beltsville Area Senior Research Scientist AwardDr. Walter J, RawlsDr. Rawls was recognized for research and international leadership in the development and application of soil hydraulic properties in agricultural hydrology.
Beltsville Area Support/Service Employee of the Year
Ralph T. RobertsMr. Roberts was recognized for outstanding laboratory web-page development and computer programming in support of laboratory research.
Beltsville Area Equal Opportunity/Civil Rights Award
Dr. Jerry C. RitchieDr. Ritchie was recognized for leadership in the development of programs to foster participation of underrepresented groups in soil science, hydrology, and remote sensing at Tuskegee & North Carolina A&T Universities.