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Jambo! Contents Links Accomplishments Dedications The Book!

Accomplishments

Taxidermy Awards

Entered competition arena in 1987, winning numerous first- and second-place awards at the state, regional, and national and world levels.

1987 — International Guild of Taxidermy
Second Place Masters Division

1988 — Ohio Taxidermist Trade Register
Best of Category Small Mammals
Ohio Habitat Award
Best All-Around Taxidermist

1988 — World Taxidermy Championship
Second Place Masters Division
Third Best In World Whitetail

1989 — National Taxidermists Association
Henry W. Inchumuk Award

1990 — Ohio Association of Taxidermists
Best of Category Small Mammals
Award of Artistic Excellence

1991 — International Guild of Taxidermy
First Place Masters Division
First Place Masters Division
Second Place Masters Division

1992 — World Taxidermy Championship
First Place Masters Division
Second Best in World Lifesize Mammal

1992 — National Taxidermists Association
First Place
Henry W. Inchumuk Award
Award of Excellence - Mammals

1993 — National Taxidermists Association
First Place
First Place - Division of Excellence
North American Small Mammal Champion
Award of Excellence - Game Heads

1993 — Western Regional Championships
First Place
First Place
"Best of the West" Small Mammal

1997 — National Taxidermists Association
First Place
Second Place

1998 — International Guild of Taxidermy
Best of Category Large Lifesize Masters
Best International Mammal
Best of Show

Other Taxidermy-Related Achievements

Developed exclusive line of squirrel mannikin mounting systems

Developing a line of mammal forms, how-to video tapes, and manuals
marketed through Wildlife Artist Supply Company

Continuing the development of a full line of reference photo albums and death masks available to the taxidermy and wildlife art trade.

Written numerous taxidermy articles for Taxidermy Today and the In-Taxidermist Journal
Regular contributing author to Breakthrough Magazine

Authored a chapter in the Breakthrough Reptile Taxidermy Manual
Authored, illustrated, and photographed
the Breakthrough — Art of the Big Cat — Manual Now available!

Judged and given seminars in the states of Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Arkansas, Pennsylvania,
the 1992 World Taxidermy Championship,
and the 1993 International Taxidermy Competitions in Moose Jaw, Canada

Given private taxidermy lessons and taught for the Fairborn City Schools Adult Education Classes, Ohio

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