AHH!Ward Winners

2021 Award Recipients

Region 11 UNsung HEROine: Kathi Evans 

Sweet Adeline of the Year: Monica Tautkus

Rookie of the Year: Martine O'Day

With a Song In My Heart:  JoAnn Young

Spark Plug:  Linda Demyan

Spotlight:  None this year

SOAR: Liz Frank


2020 Award Recipients

Region 11 UNsung HEROine: Linda Parkinson 

Sweet Adeline of the Year: DeAnne Taylor

Rookie of the Year: Zoe Woodhams

With a Song In My Heart:  Sally Bilodeau

Spark Plug:  Jackie Andress

Spotlight:  Martine O'Day

SOAR: Marcia Loftin


2019 Award Recipients

Region 11 UNsung HEROine:  Tina Rowley

Sweet Adeline of the Year: Carol Higgins

Rookie of the Year: Jeanne Orth

With a Song In My Heart:  Marcia Loftin

Spark Plug:  Kristie Weidemann

Spotlight: Sally Bilodeau

SOAR: DeAnne Taylor


2018 Award Recipients

Region 11 Most Promising Novice Tenor: Esther Yang

Region 11 UNsung HEROine:  DeAnne Taylor

Sweet Adeline of the Year:  Barbara Schultz

Rookie of the Year: Linda Demyan

With a Song In My Heart:  Genie Boruski

Spark Plug:  Elaine Foley

Spotlight: Esther Yang

SOAR: Julie Milligan


Past AHH!ward Winners

Rookie of the Year: Award established in 2003

This award, presented by Le Papillion Club (Past Presidents), celebrates a new member who has excelled in her first year. Past winners include:

Zoe Woodhams * Linda Demyan * Barb Schultz * Diane Muscarella * Louise Messer * Bonnie Manning * Victoria Andersen * Pam Garvin * Andrea Heisser * Sharon McCully * Kim Toth-Tevel * Leslie Way * Lisa Pederson-Denninger

Spark Plug: Award established in 1991

Presented by the Director, this award is given to a woman whose musical energy is contagious and sparks excitement in others. Past winners include:

Jackie Andress * Elaine Foley * Bridget Mistry * Diana Race * Genie Boruski * Marcia Loftin * Angie White * Ro Rush * Pam Garvin * Sally Bilodeau * Kim Toth-Tevel * Betty Ford * Tina Rowley * Kathi Evans * Catherine Berriz * Sue Saunders * Silvia Drake * Elaine Foley * Jeanne Rudolph * Jane Meade * Andy Server * Celia Hogen * Joan D'Agostino * Diane Luster * Sally McLeish * Sylvia Drake * Corkey Harvey * Linda Lu Hardy

Spotlight: Award Established in 1991

This award, presented by the Director and the Visual Team celebrates it's recipient for Personal excellence in Showmanship. Past winners include:

Esther Yang * Carol Higgins * Kathy Berk * Sue Allison * Julie Jones * Kirchner Trio * Dinky McNabb * Genie Boruski * Lorri Whiteside * Faye Friedman * Donna Bryar * Anita Levine * Yvette Jourdan * Sylvia Drake * Sally Bilodeau * JoAnn Young * Bonnie Fisher * Kathee Hans * Stacey Conchelos * Phyllis Pleet * DeAnne Taylor * Marjorie Grabe * Celia Hogen * Julie Berryman * Genie Boruski * Andy Server * Diane Luster

Director's S.O.A.R: Award established in 2008

The Director's "SOAR" ... Singing Outstanding Achievement Recognition is given honoring individual musical achievement. Past winners include:

Marcia Loftin * Julie Milligan * Becky Crusoe * Victoria Andersen * Lorri Whiteside * Tina Rowley * JoAnn Young * Megan Ruth * Phyllis Pleet * Sally McLeish * Catherine Berriz

With a Song in My Heart: Award established in 2008

This award, chosen by the President and Director, honoring Anne Casey is presented to a chorus memeber who exemplifies the Heart and Spirit of AHH! for gifts of the spirirt... Peace, Love and Harmony. Past winners include:

Sally Bilodeau * Marcia Loftin * Genie Boruski * DeAnne Taylor * Jeri Johnston * Angie White * Phyllis Pleet * Diane Luster * Debbie Muffoletto * Betty Ford * Linda Parkinson * Judy Rogers

"Unsung Hero (ine)" - Regional Award established in 2015

Tina Rowley - 2018 * Bernie Cole - 2017 * Sally Bilodeau - 2016 * Marcia Loftin - 2015

"Sweet Adeline of the Year": S.A.Y. AHH!

This award, chosen by the BOD, from Nominations submitted by the chorus, honors a member who has made significant contributions to AHH! Chorus.  This award may now only be presented to a member one time. Past winners include:

DeAnne Taylor * Barbara Schultz * Jeri Johnston * Bernie Cole * Sharon McCully *  Sally McLeish * Debbie Muffoletto * Linda Parkinson * Sharyn Landau * Marcia Loftin * Dinky McNabb * Kathi Evans * Angie White * Sylvia Drake * Diane Nixon * Zona Snyder * Donna Bryar * Jackie Andress * Julie Berryman * Anne Casey *  Elaine Guzik *  Betty Ford * Pauline Wilson *  

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