Kay Kennedy Gold Nugget Award and Winners

Kay Kennedy Gold Nugget Award

Kay Kennedy Gold Nugget Award

 

Each year along with election of officers, APC accepts nominations for the Kay Kennedy Gold Nugget Award. (The award is named for Kennedy, who founded the organization in September 1961.) The board elects the winner from the nominations, based on the member’s professional and business accomplishments. (See complete list of winners below.)

Jan Ingram, 2016 Gold Nugget recipient, with Sherrie Simmonds, APC Alaska President

Jan Ingram, 2016 Gold Nugget award recipient, with Sherrie Simmonds, APC President

 

Dianne Barske and Sherrie Simmonds

Dianne Barske (l), 2015 Recipient of the Gold Nugget award, with Sherrie Simmonds, APC President

 

Diane Walters and Sherrie Simmonds

Diane Walters (r), 2014 Gold Nugget Winner, with Sherrie Simmonds, APC President

  • 2016 Jan Ingram
  • 2015 Dianne Barske
  • 2014 Diane Walters
  • 2013 Teeka Ballas
  • 2012 Not awarded
  • 2011 Paula Dobbyn
  • 2010 Sheila Balistreri
  • 2009 Amy Murphy & Elise Patkotak
  • 2008 Sherrie Simmonds
  • 2007 Pat Richardson
  • 2006 Not awarded
  • 2005 Not awarded
  • 2004 Marilyn Jordan George, Petersburg
  • 2003 Rhonda McBride
  • 2002 Barbara Brown
  • 2001 Nancy Killoran
  • 2000 Dianne Barske
  • 1999 Barbara Brown
  • 1998 Crystal Carr Jeter
  • 1997 Francine Taylor
  • 1996 Elise Patkotak, Barrow, Anchorage
  • 1995 Not awarded
  • 1994 Alissa Crandall
  • 1993 Elizabeth Lauzen
  • 1992 Donna Gavac
  • 1991 Nancy Cain Schmitt
  • 1990 Sylvia Broady
  • 1989 Not awarded
  • 1988 Not awarded
  • 1987 Paul Stuecke
  • 1986 Shelly Gill, Wasilla, Homer
  • 1985 Roberta Stein
  • *Corinne Jones
  • *Nancy Freeman, Kodiak
  • *Suzan Nightingale McKay
  • 1982 Lone Janson
  • 1981 Emily Ivanoff Brown, Unalakleet, Fairbanks
  • *Helen Atkinson (Frank), Fairbanks
  • *Betzi Woodman
  • *Jo Anne Wold, Fairbanks
  • 1971 Kay Kennedy, Fairbanks
  • 1970 Jane Pender, Kotzebue, Fairbanks
  • *Phyllis Carlson, Cordova, Tyonek, Anchorage
  • 1968 Genie Chance, Anchorage, Juneau
  • *Louise Gore
  • *Ruth Kilcher (Marriott), Homer, Fairbanks
  • 1966 Yule M. Chaffin, Kodiak

*APW records do not show what year these awards were presented

All recipients are from Anchorage unless otherwise noted

History of the Kay Kennedy Gold Nugget Award as of October 2011

History of the Kay Kennedy Gold Nugget Award as of 2001

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