Dr. John Davidson, Professor Emeritus was honored at the International Symposium on Scale Insect Studies in Catania, Italy in mid-June. This 4-day event is compiled of scale insect presentations, discussions on recent research achievements in the field, and even sightseeing field trips around the country. The symposium is attended by guests from around the world, bringing a vast network knowledge along with them. Davidson was nominated and honored by his peers with the “Lifetime Achievement Award in Coccidology”. Pictured below is John wearing a T-shirt created in his honor. Congratulations, John! To learn more about the symposium visit their website.