The following awards and honors were announced or presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the AAVSO on November 8, 2014, Woburn Massachusetts, and at the 103rd Spring Meeting of the AAVSO on June 14, 2014
The Merit Awardwas given to Ronald E. Royer "...for his devoted service to the AAVSO...."
"Patron" was an honorific used during the early years of the Association, given in appreciation of an individual's significant material, financial, or time and effort contributions in support of the AAVSO.
Dr. John R. Percy of the University of Toronto, longtime AAVSO member, former AAVSO President and Council Member, and current Editor of the Journal of the AAVSO, has been awarded the Education Prize of the American Astronomical Society for 2013.
Congratulations and thank you to the following AAVSO members for having been members for over 25 years, as of the AAVSO's 101st Annual Meeting in November 2012 or later! We greatly appreciate your lasting support.