2022 Awards Banquet Recap

 
IT WAS SPECTACULAR!
 
Thank you to our sponsors, our Emcee Lance Lambert, our audio/video Larry LaBlanc, Annette Barton, our photographer.  Also, our attendees, the Board of Directors, our volunteers and the Lynnwood Convention Center, www.lynnwoodcc.com
 
What a wonderful evening.  CONGRATULATIONS to all the recipents, well deserved!!!
 
Before we started our program, our sponsor, Jose Encisco,  presented our very own Marv Nielsen with a heartfelt appreciation award from the XXX Rootbeer of Issaquah.  www.triplexrootbeer.com/
 
We inducted several deserving men and women, as we honored the 2020 inductees and the 2022 inductees.  Due to COVID we did not have any inductees for 2021. 
 
As we honor our inductees we must also acknowledge the future.  The Inspirational Award was presented to Anthony Schmidt, a young photo auto journalist, anthonyryanschmidt.com
 
The Young Rodder Award was presented to Chloe Pruczinski and Logan Anderson.
 
As we look further in the future, the Wahington State Hot Rod Hall of Fame Scholarship program is continuing to grow.  This program is really taking off and helping deserving young students with their education in the automotive and related field.   Thank you to the sponsors of the scholarships, we were able to award 6 scholarships this year.
 
    Greenwood Knights Scholarships were awarded to Alex Hubbard and Brandon Daly
    Western Washington Firebirds and LeMay Foundation awarded their joint Scholarship to 
    Nicole VanCleve
    The Legends Car Club Scholarship was  awarded to Jeremy Iverson
    Linda Schiebal awarded the Gary Schiebal Memorial Scholarship to Kayla Kirkpatrick
    Dave Dunn awarded the Ron & Gayle Doss Scholarship to Alyssa Barber
 
The builder of the year award was presented to Extreme Metal & Paint. Chris Odom.  extrememetalandpaint.com
 
Club of the Year 2020 went to The Pushrods of Hoquiam
 
Club of the Year 2022 went to the Miss Shifters All Girl Car Club of Spokane visit them on Facebook
 
We recognized 60 year old car clubs, The Steeds and The Gorge Cruisers
 
The Vanessa Behan Crisis Center, Spokane vanessabehan.org was the charity of the evening.  The Art Raffle was a huge success, we raised thousands of dollars for them.   Thank you to all the people who donated to the Art Show/Raffle and made this donation possible.