THE MARY ELIZABETH HULL COMMODORE'S AWARD
In loving memory of Mary Elizabeth Everly Hull who nourished the vitality of the Saratoga Lake Sailing Club (SLSC).
Mary Elizabeth was an active member of SLSC from 1976 to the time of her death on September 10, 1991. She volunteered for the Junior Sailing Program, chaired the Social Committee and managed Membership for many years. She was elected Flag Lt. House, Rear Commodore, Vice Commodore and Commodore.
Mary Elizabeth was an enthusiastic sailor who competed aboard Windmills, and later, Thistles. The members of SLSC knew Mary Elizabeth for her gracious beauty and welcoming smile. She was a people person and friendly to all. Her presence at the club made SLSC a happy home.
The Commodore’s Award recognizes a special person(s) whose outstanding contributions to SLSC have improved and sustained the life of SLSC.
Eligibility: Any past or present member of SLSC, of any age, male or female, may be considered for the Commodore’s Award.
Selection: The recipient of the Commodore’s Award is chosen by the preceding year’s Commodore. The Commodore may form a selection committee, or choose the recipient on his or her own. The award may be presented annually if a worthy recipient is chosen.
Presentation: The Commodore’s Award is presented by the preceding year’s Commodore at the Commodore’s Party held annually in March. The description of the award should be read. Additional remarks may be made from the Mary Elizabeth Hull Memorial Statement written by Randall H. Rice, SLSC Historian in 1991. The recipient receives the Commodore’s Award perpetual trophy for the year.
The Commodore’s Award was presented to the following SLSC members:
2020 - Andrew Murnan
2019 - Barbara Miller
2018 - Margaret Shirk and Dan Mehlman
2017 - Aaron Holland
2016 - John Smith
2015 - Melissa Hatch and Greg Tkal
2014 - Kathleen Johnston
2013 - Mark Welcome
2012 - Charlie and Kathy Koines
2011 - Bill and Yvonne Barringer
2010 - Emmett McCarthy
2009 - Victor Roberts
2008 - Menno Burmeister
2007 - Ray Biedron
2006 - James Benson
2005 - Shirley Waterfield
2004 - Jean Liska
2003 - Allan and Mary Jean Tedrow
2002 - Ann K. Seidman
2001 - Bill and Janet Hamilton
2000 - Harry Redgrave
1999 - Nancy and Bruce Blackie
1998 - Garth and Jean Grimmer
1997 - David and Trudy Hudson
1996 - Randall and Elly Rice
1995 - Hunter Currin
1994 - Allan Miller
1993 - Jerry Burr
1992 - John Hudson