2015 – Bill & Norma Barker

NEW ENGLAND SQUARE & ROUND DANCE COOPERATION COMMITTEE YANKEE CLIPPER AWARD CITATION BILL & NORMA BARKER  Bill & Norma Barker have exhibited strong commitment, support and longevity in an activity they both love. They have one of the greatest records of dance longevity in New England. They began dancing in 1962 when …

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2013 – Dick & Shirley White

NEW ENGLAND SQUARE & ROUND DANCE COOPERATION COMMITTEE YANKEE CLIPPER AWARD CITATION Dick and Shirley White have spread their more than thirty years of square dance involvement between New Jersey and New England. In the first decade they were active supporters of and participants in the Northern New Jersey Square …

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2013 – Dennis & Stephanie Coruth

NEW ENGLAND SQUARE & ROUND DANCE COOPERATION COMMITTEE YANKEE CLIPPER AWARD CITATION Dennis and Stephanie Coruth have been leaders in the square dance activity for nearly all of the more than three decades they have been dancing. They became treasurers of their club, the Litchfield Swingers, the year after graduating …

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2012 – John & Judy Thompson

NEW ENGLAND SQUARE & ROUND DANCE COOPERATION COMMITTEE YANKEE CLIPPER AWARD CITATION John and Judy Thompson have made a wide variety of contributions to the square and round dance activity. They started five clubs, taught more than ninety classes and called more than 5000 dances. We say “they” because we …

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2009 – Sandi Simmons Toth

Round Dance Cuer & Teacher Sandi has been involved in New England square and round dancing for more than three decades. She has been a dancer, teacher, founder and leader of dance clubs and an active participant and leader of many organizations. These include local area associations, the New England …

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2008 – Bud & Judy Clifford

Square Dance Leaders Judy & Bud Clifford have been square dancing for several decades. Their introduction to the modern form of this activity brought them to their first New England Convention in Burlington, Vermont in 1983. They have been very active participants ever since.   The Cliffords soon became delegates …

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