Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences Announces 2019 NOGI Award Recipients
Posted on Jan 27th, 2019
The Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences (AUAS) is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the prestigious NOGI Award.
Recipients of the 2019 NOGI Awards are: Brian Skerry (Arts), Dr. Tom Neuman (Science), Dr. Wallace J. Nichols (Environment), Eric Hanauer (Sports/Education) and Jerry Greenberg(Distinguished Service).
The NOGI Award is the oldest and most prestigious award in the recreational diving world, recognizing individuals who have made significant career contributions to the sport, the industry and the world in the Arts, Sciences, Environment, Sports/Education and through Distinguished Service,” stated Dan Orr, AUAS President.
The 2019 NOGI Awards will be presented at the 59th annual NOGI Awards Gala in Orlando, Florida on November 14, 2019.
The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, international, multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to recognizing pioneers and leaders who have had a significant impact on the exploration, enjoyment, education, safety and preservation of the underwater world. The AUAS is committed to supporting its members as they pass on the stewardship of the sea to future generations. Information about the AUAS is available at www.auas-nogi.org.