The National Association of Landscape Professionals held its annual awards presentation during LANDSCAPES 2015 in Louisville, Ky. on October 22, 2015, sponsored by Caterpillar, Inc. NALP’s Awards program recognizes the best work in commercial and residential landscape design, installation, and maintenance, as well as interior plant work, and also the best in safety.

This year, the Awards of Excellence were given to 117 projects in the following categories: 36 Grand, 73 Merit, and eight Recognition. Two Judges Awards were announced and presented at the ceremony — McDugald-Steele Landscape Architects and Contractors, Houston, Texas in the Exterior Landscape Design/Build category and R.P. Marzilli & Co., Inc., Marblehead, Massachusetts in the Exterior Landscape Contracting category.

R.P. Marzilli & Co., Inc. also won the Audience Choice Award. Visit NALP’s website for a complete listing of all the Awards of Excellence award recipients.

“NALP is very proud to honor all the great work that our members do,” said NALP President, Scott Jamieson, Landscape Industry Certified. “Our awards program reinforces NALP’s focus on highest standards and professionalism by providing the opportunity to shine a light on the amazing partners and leaders that make our industry so great.”

The Safety Recognition Awards, sponsored by CNA, were also celebrated at this awards dinner.