At the March 2009 General Assembly the third annual Achievement Awards were distributed. Embroidered tee shirts highlighting the awards each person won were given to each winner along with a certificate for each award. Click here for photos of the awards ceremony. Following is a list of the 2008 award winners.
The following members led 50 or more hikes during 2008:
Glee Crowder 137 hikes Rena Elsner 129 hikes Marsha Hutchins 71 hikes Sukhbir Singh 59 hikes Rick Kinnaman 58 hikes Joan Griffitts 57 hikes Julie Litten 56 hikes Mary Ann Layman 54 hikes Ed Wright 52 hikes Donna Maurer 51 hikes
The following members led 15 or more different hikes during 2008 a sizable undertaking.
Marsha Hutchins 30 different hikes Mary Ann Layman 24 different hikes Kavid Kincaid 19 different hikes Glee Crowder 17 different hikes Ellen Mutzl 15 different hikes
The following members hiked more than 1,000 miles in 2008:
Glee Crowder 3,035 miles which breaks Glee's all time record for one year set in 2007 Allan Roberts 2,189 miles Sandy Fillenwarth 1,800 miles Jerry Heidenblut 1,783 miles Jeff Edmondson 1,643 miles Rick Kinnaman 1,551 miles David Kincaid 1,437 miles Cherie Voege 1,411 miles Valan Magnabosco 1,391 miles Rita Bymaster 1,262 miles Ed Wright 1,252 miles Rick Maxwell 1,178 miles Ricki Jo Hoffmann 1,172 miles Donna Chastain 1,156 miles Bobbie Mattasits 1,140 miles Ron Mutzl 1,137 miles Tom Hollett 1,127 miles Lucy Neal 1,088 miles Martin Dadel 1,087 miles Julie Litten 1,071 miles Rick Braun 1,066 miles Frank Bymaster 1,043 miles Joan Griffitts 1,014 miles
The following members completed the longest scheduled hike in 2008 - an incredible 62 miles. They also tied the Club single day distance record.
Cindy West Frank Bymaster Anthony Povinelli Cathy Bridge Sandy Fillenswarth Allan Roberts
Trail Maintenance Award
The following members completed more than 16 hours of trail maintenance in 2008.
Sukhbir Singh 52 hours Swati Gunale 50 hours Ricki Jo Hoffmann 35 hours Thomas Kafoure 18 hours Glee Crowder 16 hours Cherie Voege 16 hours
Mary Ann Layman received the award for contributing the most photos to the Club web site in 2008.
Junior Hikers Award
There were no new winners of this award in 2008.
The following members cracked the 10,000 mile lifetime milestone in 2008.
Jerry Heidenblut Ricki Jo Hoffmann Anna Lee Johnson Henry McFall Cherie Voege Ed Wright
Bill and Nell Larrison Pinnacle Award
Glee Crowder was the proud first ever winner of this award for winning the Millennium, Pathfinder, Trailblazer and Trail Maintenance awards in 2008.