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2011 Badger of the Year WAA HOI Chapter

Glenn Herold

Glenn Herold has been a Professor in Horticulture at Illinois Central College located in East Peoria, IL for 32 years.  In addition, he is the founder and head Cross Country Coach for ICC which was started in 2002.  Glenn has been instrumental in getting ICC's Horticulture program launched and is widely respected for the level that he has brought the program to.  When Glenn was attending Wisconsin, he was a member of the UW Track and Cross Country teams and was a 3 - time All American.  Glenn originally is from Watertown, WI where they annually run the Glenn Herold Cross Country Invitational. His educational and professional background are noted below!

Educational Background

  • BS (Education - Biology) from the University of Wisconsin - Madison 1974
  • MS (Horticulture) from the University of Wisconsin - Madison - 1979

Professional Background

  • Illinois Central College Faculty since 1979
  • Faculty Forum President 1991-92
  • Vice President of the American Conifer Society - Central Region
  • Former President of the Central Illinois Hosta Society
  • Member of the American Fern Society
  • Peoria Urban Forestry Board
  • Springdale Cemetery Advisor

Member of the American Conifer Society Member of the American Hosta Society Member of the International Crabapple Society Member of the Species Iris Group of North America

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