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2008 Governor's Service Award Nominees
 

Volunteers are not just the heart of activities; they are also the heart of each community. The following individuals, organizations and businesses were nominated for a 2008 Governor's Service Award, honoring those who illustrate the true meaning of volunteerism.

(***) Indicates Winners

Category
Nominee Name
County
Nominator
Youth 7-9 Whitney Johnson Jackson Dinah Parsons
Youth 10-12 *** Emily Boggs Kanawha Jean Tenney
  Heather Sheppard Boone Paula Holstein
Young Adult Nathan Sisler Hardy Janet Sisler
Adult Lauren Bennett Pocahontas Barbara Elliott
  Regina Bragg Clay Margaret Bragg
  Mitchell Carte Fayette Connie Jones
  D. Anne Cavalier Fayette Damrom Bradshaw
  Elizabeth Given Kanawha William Stout
  *** Karen Haynes Putnam Brian Donat
  Cindy Hovermale Morgan Chuck Hampe/Dennis Kesecker
  Nancy Kissinger Raleigh Linda Lugar
  Robin Mutscheller Pocahontas Walter Helmick
  Kelly Rankin Berkeley Mark Jenkinson
  Annette Santilli Barbour Sam Santilli
  Todd Shell Cabell Dan O'Hanlon
  Tricia Strader Morgan Bertha Muti
  Gary Veronneau Greenbrier Norma Bowyer
Senior Hattie Adams Brooke Angela Kocher
  Ellen Asbury Kanawha Fred Radabaugh
  Jane Burk Fayette Sharon Cruikshank
  Vicki Conner Monongalia Susie Huggins
  Sherman Davidson Taylor Aldene Davidson
  *** John "Bill" Dillon Summers Delores Moorman
  *** G. Lee Fisher Braxton Ed Ward
  Harley Hill Boone Dana Sloan
  Sharon Kunik Doddridge Sharon Cunningham
  John Lukens Kanawha Adrienne Worthy
  Lucie Mellert Kanawha Nancy Sergent-Long
  Marie Modesitt Wood Theresa Berger
  Sarah Paugh Lewis Mary Jane Bailey
  David Ryan Kanawha Ronald Nestor
  Mary Schwertfeger Brooke Angela Kocher/John Schwertfeger
  Donna Selby Morgan Bryan Hott
  *** Laura Sevy Fayette Tammy Boley
  Raymond Smith Wood Sarah Holt
Lifetime Achievement Mike Burgess Kanawha Margo Friend
  Jimmy Colvin Wetzel Jeffrey Bolton
  Lowell Cook Mason Rodney Wallbrown
  Carolyn Dalzell Marshall Nichole Lewis
  Arlie Ray Fulks Clay Fran King
  Arvin Harsh Preston Thomas Raney
  Jeanne Gardner Hart Randolph Stuart Strong
  Lenora Helper Kanawha Jason Helper
  Jerry Hopkins Wirt 911 Addressing Office
  Bernard Horovitz Taylor John Bord
  *** William "Sarge" McGhee Wyoming Dewey Houck
  Ronald Roberts Wood Judy Sjostedt
  Sue Talbot Webster Geary Weir
  *** Harold "Kitty" Wilson Calhoun Richard Kirby
Family Smith Family Hardy Janet Sisler
  Brenda and Linda Spencer Greenbrier Dee and John Wiley
  Frank Strader Family Morgan Barry Morrison
Organization Appalachian Coal Country Watershed Team Raleigh April Trent
  Birthright of Charles Town Jefferson Sheila Evers
  *** Jonathon Powell Hope Foundation Mercer Omar Aboulhosn
  Lo's Gym Boxing Club Webster Mike Snyder
  Loudendale Civic Improvement Association Kanawha Sue Goff
  Mountain Hospice Barbour, Etc. Tia Hovatter
  Mullens Community Theatre Wyoming William McGhee
  Normantown HOME Gilmer Thomas Raney
  River City Youth Ballet Ensemble Inc. Kanawha Rebecca Davison
  Schoenbaum Family Enrichment Center Kanawha Jean Davis
  The Wade Center Mercer Carol Carper
  USS West Virginia (SSBN 736) Gold Crew   Children's Home Society
  VFW Post 9738 Cabell Cory Payne
  Volunteers of William R. Sharpe Hospital Lewis Jane Merritt
Business Appalachian Power Kanawha Jeri Matheny
  Faith Christian Academy Berkeley Ada Hensley
  *** Insite Kanawha Karen Price
  Mountain State Video Image Upshur Dennis Cortes
  *** Verizon Kanawha Jean Ambrose

For more information on Governor's Service Awards, contact Moya Doneghy at (304) 558-0111.

 

 
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