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GCA Medals: Cynthia Pratt Laughlin Medal

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The Cynthia Pratt Laughlin Medal is awarded for outstanding achievement in environmental protection and the maintenance of the quality of life.

History: Designed by sculptor Charles Parks, the medal was endowed in 1979 by Mrs. William K. Laughlin of the Southampton Garden Club, New York.

Previous winners include former Nature conservancy President Patrick Noonan (1984), the Outdoor Circle of Hawaii (1985), writer/philosopher/farmer Wendell Berry (2008), and the United State Green Building Council (2009).

Award description on the certificate: for outstanding achievement in environmental protection and the maintenance of the quality of life

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