Awards

The Awards Committee solicits nominations from active Quilters Unlimited members.  There are currently two awards, the Distinguished Quilter Award and the Volunteer of the Year Award.  The online nomination form for each can be completed by the nominator and co-nominator (see below for forms).  If you have a proposal for a new award, please let the Awards Committee know.

Distinguished Quilter Award

The Distinguished Quilter Award will be given to a participating guild member, who:  supports the goals and purposes of Quilters Unlimited by promoting knowledge of and interest in quilting and the art of quilting; has outstanding quilting expertise and talent; shares by demonstrations, teaching, or writing; and enters quilts in local, regional, and national quilt shows.

The Distinguished Quilter Nomination Form is due to the Awards Committee Chairperson no later than June 1st of each year.

Volunteer of the Year Award

The Volunteer of the Year Award will be given to a participating guild member, who:  supports the goals and purposes of Quilters Unlimited by promoting knowledge of and interest in quilting and the art of quilting; shows initiative and/or assumes responsibility and leadership; is willing to help with routine tasks and unexpected needs; stimulates participation in guild activities and community-related activities; and gives unselfishly of their time and effort for the benefit of the guild.

The Volunteer of the Year Nomination Form is due to the Awards Committee Chairperson no later than October 1st of each year.

Previous Distinguished Quilter Awards

Grace Anderson 1990 Margaret Kelin 1999 Maureen O’Doogan 2013
Eva Fesmire 1991 Linda O’Sullivan 2001 Linda Dozier 2014
Charlotte Williams 1992 Willie Bell Bell 2003 Marsha Walper 2015
Betty Jo Shiell 1995 Linda Ricke 2006  no nominations  2016
Tristan Audrey Mor 1997 Robin Wolfe 2008  no nominations  2017
Clara Black 1999 Jeanne Brenner 2013

 

Previous Volunteer of the Year Awards

Michele Hackmeyer 2015
 Roberta Granville  2016
 Karen Kunz & Jeanne Brenner  2017

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Nomination of Awards

Distinguished Quilter – Please submit nominations by June 1.

  • To nominate a QU member for Distinguished Quilter online, click here.
  • To nominate a QU member for Distinguished Quilter via paper forms, use either the Pdf or Word version.

Volunteer of the Year – Please submit nominations by October 1.

  • To nominate a QU member for Volunteer of the Year online, click here.
  • To nominate a QU member for Distinguished Quilter via paper forms, use either the Pdf or Word version