Achievement Award Winners

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients:

Arthur Duncan

Gerald Arpino

Maria Tallchief

Edward Villella

2011

2005

2007

1993

Artistic Achievement Award Recipients:

Marcus Alford • 2003
Ann Barzel • 1981
Greg Begley • 1996
Ciretta Buczkowski • 2001
Brenda Bufalino • 2011
Fernando Bujones • 1998
Walter Camryn • 1980
Elisabeth Carroll • 1997
Julie Cartier • 2009
Charles "Honi" Coles • 1988
Lou Conte • 1987
Lyn Cramer • 2004
Jacques d’'Amboise • 2000
Annie Day • 2003
Audre Deckman Mendel • 1992
Christine DuBoulay • 1987
Randy Duncan • 1999
Richard Ellis • 1987
Bob Fitch • 1990
Gus Giordano • 1983
Diane Gudat • 2008
Joseph Holmes • 1986
David Howard • 2006
Stanley Kahn • 1990
Fred Kelly • 1985
Gene Kelly • 1985
Gelsey Kirkland • 1995
Jon Lehrer • 2010
Larry Long • 1991
Roni Mahler • 1994
Edna McRae • 1982
Ruth Page • 1981
Terrell Paulk • 1993
Jimmy Payne • 1984
Tom Ralabate • 1993
Frank Rey • 1989
Judy Rice • 2007
Bob Rizzo • 2005
Tommy Sutton • 1984
Bentley Stone • 1980

Special Awards:

Outstanding Service Award
Russ & Judy Purcell/Dance ‘N Tees • 2010
Kathy Velasco • 2006
Jim Pool & Beautiful Music • 2009

Distinguished Service Award
Richard Verhoeven, MDE • 2007

Educational Achievement Award
Jean Wolfmeyer • 2002

Special Recognition Award
Kehl School of Dance 125th Anniversary • 2005

Member of the Year Award
Gerri Lory, MDE • 2010
Terry Bucaro, MDE • 2007
Susan Vaughn, MDE • 2008
Janet Streenz, MDE • 2009
Karen Stump, MDE • 2009