This year, the American Horticultural Society’s (AHS) highest honor, the Liberty Hyde Bailey Award, was awarded to Scott Arboretum Director Claire E. Sawyers. The award is given annually to an individual that has made significant lifetime contributions to the field of horticulture.
Last year’s Oscars, broadcasted from LA’s Union Station and attended only by nominees and a handful of invited guests, was virtually unrecognizable. This year’s ceremony, hosted by Wanda Sykes, Regina Hall, and Amy Schumer, will return to a more familiar venue, Hollywood’s
Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG. The 87th