25th Anniversary Award

Presented by Mrs. Donald H. Robinson, for the most interesting and well-designed arrangement in a pedestal class.

Description: An oval Nantucket basket (8 ½ “by 6″ wide by 5″ high) on a mahogany base (13″ by 8”) bearing 29 ivory plaques with the winners’ names. Notations on bottom of base: “James F. Chase-Base, Nancy A. Chase-Ivory, and W&S Reis-Basket” An engraved ivory charm was given to the winners until 1999. Will be filled in 2004.

2013 Donna Hamel
2011 Sandy Taylor
2009 Gretchen Riley & Betty Webb
2008 Gretchen Riley & Betty Webb
2007 Gretchn Riley & Betty Webb
2006 Gretchen Riley & Betty Webb
2005 Lyndon DuPuis
2004 Kate Miller and Joan Soons
2003 Elaine Brand
2002 Susan Everitt
2001 Elizabeth Garcia
2000 Mariann Appley
1999 Joan Soons-Garden Club of Englewood
1998 Eva Maria Tausig
1997 Judy McKelvey
1996 Kate Miller
1995 Susan Burke
1994 Sandra Taylor
1993 Mariann Appley
1992 Sandra Taylor
1991 Susan Burke
1990 Mariann Appley
1989 Christine Willcox
1988 Helene S. Whitehead
1987 Christine Willcox
1986 Helene S. Whitehead
1985 Helene S. Whitehead
1984 Margaret Robinson
1983 Jacqueline Kilvert
1982 Christine Willcox
1981 Christine Willcox
1980 Jean MacAusland
1979 Constance Murray

 

Anniversary Dining Table Award

Presented by Mrs. Earle R. MacAusland for the table arrangement styled in the most beautiful and dramatic fashion. Open only to members of the Garden Club of America.

Description: A sterling silver bowl (10″ by 5″) engraved: “Nantucket Garden Club Anniversary Award Presented by Mrs. Earle R. MacAusland” The names of the winners engraved on the outside of the bowl since 1974. It will be retired in 2004. Information on base reads: Revere style, Reed and Barton Sterling, Paul Revere reproduction 10in

2013 Jill Sandole
2009 Barbara Malcolm
2008 Leslie Purple & Alice Farley
2007 MaryJo Beck & Julia Hilton
2006 Gretchen Riley & Betty Webb
2005 Betty Webb & Gretchen Reilly
2004 Betty Webb & Sally Humphreys
2003 Lyndon Dupuis
2002 Christine Willcox
2001 Lyndon Dupuis
2000 Pam Armour-GC of Lake Forest & Linda Kelly, GC Houston
1999 Collen Hempelman and Mary Jones-Hortus GC
1998 Christine Willcox
1997 “Boots” Thrower
1996 Christine Willcox
1995 Christine Willcox
1994 Eva-Maria F. Tausig
1993 Dottie Yancy
1992 “Boots” Thrower
1991 “Boots” Thrower
1990 Ann Barnes Maury
1989 Terry Hoyt
1988 Terry Hoyt
1987 Christine Spencer
1986 Terry Hoyt
1985 May Metcalf
1984 Helene S. Whitehead
1982 Jacqueline Kilvert
1981 Emily Goddard
1980 Dorrit Gutterson
1979 Margaret Yates
1978 Dorrit Gutterson
1977 Jean MacAusland
1976 Jessica Woodle
1975 Jessica Woodle
1974 Margaret Robinson

Helen Magee Alliot Best Rose Award

Given in memory of Helen Magee Alliot by her daughter, Jane Murkland.
Description of the award: A sterling bowl 3 1/2″ high by 6″ wide engraved: In memory of Helen Magee Alliot, Best Rose Award, Given by her daughter, Jane Murkland. On bottom: Gorham Sterling Revere reproduction

2011 Joan Jessiman
2010
2009 Sally Orr
2008 Mariann Appley
2007 Marilyn Whitney
2006 (not awarded)
2005 Sally Orr
2004 Marilyn Whitney
2003 Marilyn Whitney
2002 Marilyn Whitney
2001 Joan Jessiman
2000 Marilyn Whitney
1999 Marilyn Whitney
1998 Sally Orr
1997 Joan Jessiman
1996 Peggy A. Gilbert
1995 Charles A. Kilvert
1994 Susan Ward

Green Thumb Horticulture Award

Presented by Mrs. Earle F. MacAusland will be awarded for best in show for horticulture.

Description: An engraved silver chalice (6 1?2 “high by 3 1?4 “wide) reading: Nantucket Garden Club Green Thumb Award presented by Mrs. Earle R. MacAusland”, marked: Wallace Sterling on base atop a mahogany base (6 1?2″ high by 5″ by 6″) with 30 ivory oblong plaques. Marking on bottom of base: James F. Chase-base, Nancy A. Chase- Ivory. Will be retired in 2004.

2013 Laura Buck
2011 Sandy Taylor
2009 C. Mitchell Carl
2008 Mariann Appley
2007 Debbie Thomas
2006 Pam Battiston
2005 Betty Webb
2004 Betty Webb
2003 Deedie McCarthy
2002 Joan Jessiman
2001 Joan Jessiman
2000 Mary Espy
1999 Betty Webb
1998 Betty Webb
1997 Mary Malavase
1996 Betty Webb
1995 Betty Webb
1994 Alice Erickson
1993 Betty Webb
1992 Sally Orr
1991 Betty Webb
1990 John Rugge
1989 Betty Webb
1988 Betty Webb
1987 Betty Webb
1986 Barbara W. Briard
1985 Virginia Dyer
1984 Jane Harter
1983 Henry Petzel
1982 Aldys Chapman
1981 Henry Petzel
1980 Marie Hensler
1979 Mary Armstrong
1978 Elizabeth Williams
1977 Joyce Jaskula
1976 Siki Evans
1975 Melinda Geddes

 

Sandy Taylor and Betty Webb Creativity Award

For the most creative interpretation of the schedule.

Started in 2003. No award. Certificate only.

2013 Carol Atkinson and Marcella Zimmerman
2011 Sandy Taylor
2009 Barb Kaytes
2008 Sally Nash & Patty Gibian
2007 Bridget Hubbard
2006 Gretchn Riley & Betty Webb
2005 Susan Everitt
2004 Betty Webb and Sally Humphreys
2003 Susan Everit

 

Margaret Robinson Memorial Award

Awarded to a novice flower arranger who has never before won a blue ribbon in a GCA Major or small Flower Show.

Description: A Rosewood box with a curved ivory 3-dimensional plaque on top which has heather sprigs and NGC in scrimshaw. Inside the top is a piece of ivory 3 ½” by 2 ¼” will be inscribed with the names of the winners. Inside the bottom half is a similar piece of ivory with reads: Margaret R. Robinson, President, 1971-71, 1975-76. Marked on the bottom of the box is: Nancy A. Chase-Ivory, James F- Chase-Box Nantucket Island

2013 Jill Sandole
2011 Donna Hamel
2009 Barbara Malcolm
2008 Christine Dean
2007 Barbara Charlton & Winnie Mortenson
2006 Judith Brust
2005 Ann Holmes
2004 Dottie Gennaro
2003 Frances Scarcille
2002 Dorrie Hopper
2001 Sarah Baker
2000 Christine Stein

Jules M. de R. Thebaud Trophy

Awarded for the Best in Show for Flower Arrangement. It will be presented to the exhibitor who in the opinion of the judges has presented the outstanding arrangement combining originality, distinction and beauty of design. The winner must be a member of the Garden Club of America.

Description: A double-handled silver chalice with top measures 8 1/2 ” overall. Engraved: The Jules M. de R. Thebaud Trophy. Engraved since 1965 with the names of the winners. Will be retired in the next few years. Bottom marked: ENSKD sterling 8 ½”

2013 Vicki Livingstone
2011 Lynn Filipski
2009 Gretchen Riley & Betty Webb
2008 Leslie Purple & Alice Farley
2007 MaryJo Beck & Julia Hilton
2006 Gretchen Riley & Betty Webb
2005 Joan Soons & Kate Miller
2004 Betty Webb and Sally Humphreys
2003 Kate Miller-Joan Soons-GC of Englewood
2002 Susan Everitt
2001 Susan Everitt
2000 Julie Lapham-Worcester GC
1999 Joan Soons-GC of Englewood
1998 Pam Halsted
1997 Judy McKelvey
1996 Christine Willcox
1995 Susan Burke
1994 Sandra Taylor
1993 Sharon Thebaud
1992 Sandra Taylor
1991 Susan Burke
1990 Bonnie McCausland
1989 Christine Willcox
1988 Christine Willcox
1987 Elizabeth C. Murray
1986 Christine Willcox
1985 Christine Willcox
1984 Carol Lathrop
1983 Nancy M. Green
1982 Irene M. Beach
1981 Christine Willcox
1980 Mercia P. Lee
1979 Virginia Reiner
1978 Beverly Lindley
1977 Beverly Lindley
1976 Christine Willcox
1975 Isabelle Tuttle
1974 Jean MacAusland
1973 Abigail Hawes
1972 Isabelle Tuttle
1971 Margaret R. Robinson
1970 Ellen Halsey
1969 Margaret D. Boone
1968 Constance Murray
1967 Dorothy Thebaud
1966 Geta Houghton
1965 Isabelle Tuttle

The Terry Hoyt Memorial Award

A Silverplate bought with the money donated to the Garden Club.

A watercolor certificate was made and framed. There were 20 framed certificates made.

2013 Elizabeth Pellegrini
2011 Hannah Boone
2009 Marshall Shaffar-Roggeveen
2008 Marshall Shaffar-Roggeveen
2007 Lucia Gonnella
2006 Jessie Royster
2005 Jessie Royster

Sweepstakes Award

Given by the show committee to the exhibitor who places first in the most horticulture categories.

A Green Ribbon.

2013 Gretchen Riley
2011 Chris Mortenson & Sally Orr
2009 Gretchen Riley
2008 Sandy Taylor
2007 Marilyn Whitney
2006 Sally Orr
2005 Joan Murray
2004 Joan Jessiman

The Susan Scarborough Ward Memorial Award

A certificate awarded to a novice exhibit of exceptional merit
2013 Diane Dietle
2011 Eleanor Roethke
2009 Kathleen Poole

The Photo Committee Award

2009 Peter Dupont

 

Garden Club of America Awards

  • The Puckett Award – 2011 Sandy Taylor
  • 2013 Barb Kaytes
  • The Munger Award – 2005 and 2011 Lyndon Dupris
  • 2013 Vicki Livingstone
  • The Catherine Beattle Medal – 2011 Sandy Taylor
  • 2013 Laura Buck
  • The Rosie Jones Horticultural Award – 2011 Julie Hensler
  • 2013 Diane Dietle
  • The Ann Lyon Crammond Award – Mary Jo Beck, Caroline Ellis
  • The Marion Thompson Fullen Brown Conservation Award –
  • 2011 Emily Mackinnon and The Nantucket Land Council
  • 2013 Nantucket Shellfish Association and Nantucket Garden Club

Sandra Baylor Novice Floral Design Award 2013 Jill Sandole

  • 2011 Best in Show – Lynn Filipski
  • Photography Creativity Award – 2013 Gretchen Riley
  • Novice Photo Award – Julie Hensler
  • Best in Show – Photography – 2013 Maureen Malavase
  • Best in Show – Horticulture – 2013 Laura Buck