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Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences Announces the 2018 NOGI Award Recipients

The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences (AUAS) is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of the prestigious NOGI Award.

“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, the Sciences, the Environment, Sports/Education and through Distinguished Service,” stated Dan Orr, President of the AUAS. The 2018 NOGI Awards will be presented at the 58th annual NOGI Awards Gala on November 15, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 2018 recipients include: Peter Hughes, Distinguished Service; Sally Bauer, Sports and Education; John Ogden PhD., Environment; Dr. Michael Gernhardt, Science and Marty Snyderman, Arts.

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, 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.