1980 – *Ed & Judy Ross Smith

Square Dance Caller & Teacher Ed and Judy Ross Smith have brought cheer-filled dancing to many people for years. They bring cheerfulness, sound human understanding, good voice, responsive calling, innovative and practical suggestions relative to teaching and dance attire. They have made substantial contributions to the quality of sound for …

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1979 – Fairs ‘N’ Squares SDC

Square & Round Dance Club The Fairs ‘N’ Squares were formally organized in the spring of 1962.  They have been a viable organization for 17 years.  The club has supplied good leadership to umbrella square dance Organizations.  They sponsored, for thirteen years, the Massachusetts Presidents Seminar Ball and Dance.  The …

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1979 – *Ralph & *Ada Page

Square Dance Caller & Teacher An outstanding musician, caller, square dance historian, choreographer, writer, patriot and researcher.  These are some of the terms used to describe Ralph Page.  Ralph once said, “My mother was a beautiful dancer, Dad was a fair fiddler, and my uncle was a caller.  I was …

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1979 – *Tom & Gretchen Noonan

Unselfishness.  This seems to be the watchword used most frequently by the dancers who nominated this couple and all who know Tom and Gretchen. For more than a quarter century the Noonan’’s have been teaching square & round dancing. Many of his pupils have attested to the patience, understanding and …

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