2015 Awards Banquet Recap
WHAT A NIGHT!! Six well deserving inductees were honored at the awards banquet on April 18, 2015. Congratulations to Jerry Barkley, Ron Doss, Vern La Coursiere, Andy Limbo, Vic Payment and Tom Taylor.
As we honor our inductees we must also acknowledge the future. We honored two young rodders this year, Luke Miller and Josh Straughn.
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.
Congratulations to Nova Beckwith (LeMay Family Collection Scholarship winner); Jordan Scott (Northwest Rodarama Car Show Scholarship winner); Jessica Gray (Gary & Lida Scheibal & Larry & Linda Hanson Scholarship winner); Jordan Trompler & Andrew Mitchell (2 individual scholarships from the Greenwood Knights Car Club); Khalil Dhanani (The Legends Car Club Scholarship winner),;Dobromir (Dave) Hristov (Pacific NW Camaro Club Scholarship winner and Marshall Glabe (WSHRHF Scholarship winner). Thank you to all the scholarship donators, without you we would not be able to assist these students.
The Toppers Car Club received the 60 Year Club Award. The Pacific NW Camaro Club received the Club of The Year Award.
Skip Kratzer received an award from the Pinstrippers. The Outstanding Automotive Interior was presented to Rich's Custom Interior; Ultra Motorsports was awarded Outstanding Builder and Ken DeTore received the Outstanding Automotive Artist award.
Dennis DePue received the Outstanding Automotive Educator award from Nolan Koreski from LWIT.
David Dickinson received the Outstanding Automotive Historian Award and Bob Roseberry from CruZin Magazine was suprised with the Outstanding Automotive Journalist Award.
Life Enrichment Options was the recipient of the Art Raffle this year. They were presented with thousands of dollars from the proceeds of the Art Raffle. Thank you to all the artists that submitted these beautiful and unique pieces of art. Your generous donations and the success of this raffle assists charities for kids.