2012 – Clark & Miriam Baker (MA)

Clark and Miriam met at a Square Dance class in 1974, taking lessons from Dennis Marsh with the Tech Squares at MIT. Clark followed a family tradition of attending MIT and has earned his Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Electrical Engineering degrees there, focusing on Computer Science. Clark and Miriam continued Square Dancing learning …

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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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2011 – Birgit & Richard Maguire (MA)

Birgit and Richard started square dancing in 1970 at Kramer’s Hayloft with Art Nurse, but the love of dancing started much earlier with Birgit. Birgit’’s love for dancing started when she was made an assistant teacher at Valdemar Sejr’s Institute of Ballroom Dancing, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1950. Graduating from square dance class …

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