(WESTERVILLE, OH — September 29, 2011) Bill C. Stoner of
Stoner Drilling Inc. in Corsicana, Texas, has received a Life Member Award from
the National Ground Water Association for special service in the furtherance of
the groundwater industry and NGWA.
Stoner has been a long-time leader in the groundwater
industry including a term as NGWA president in 1997 and 32 years as a board
member for the Texas Ground Water Association, a capacity in which he still
serves. In 1986, Stoner served as president of TGWA and visited each of the
eight chapters at least once to promote the industry. He also received TGWA’s
Owen F. Jensen Award as Contractor of the Year in 2000.
In 2006, Stoner received NGWA’s highest honor with the Ross
L. Oliver Award and in 2005 TGWA’s highest honor, an Honorary Life Membership.
“Bill is highly respected by his peers and is always willing
to assist them where he can. Bill is a family man and is very close to his
children and siblings,” said nominator Leroy Goodson, TGWA executive secretary.
This award will be presented December 1 at the 2011 NGWA
Ground Water Expo and Annual Meeting in Las Vegas.
NGWA, a nonprofit organization composed of U.S. and
international groundwater professionals — contractors, equipment manufacturers,
suppliers, scientists, and engineers — is dedicated to advancing groundwater
knowledge. NGWA’s vision is to be the leading groundwater association that
advocates the responsible development, management, and use of water.
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