Garden Club of Gloucester show results

April 3, 2008

Category: Show Results

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The Garden Club of Gloucester’s 58th Annual Daffodil Show, held Saturday and Sunday at the Page Middle School, attracted 1,866 blooms entered by 104 exhibitors and 16 youth exhibitors. Award winners have been announced as follows: Horticultural Awards American Daffodil Society Silver ribbon and the Dr. Raymond S. Brown Memorial trophy, a perpetual trophy, and for the most blue ribbons, Susan Appel, Hallieford, receiving 24 blue ribbons. ADS Gold ribbon and Mr. and Mrs. George W. Heath Memorial and for best standard bloom, Laura Anne Brooks, King William; entry, “Banker.” ADS Miniature Gold ribbon and Agnes Crawford Bates Memorial and the for best miniature bloom, Mitch and Kate Carney, Boonsboro, Md.; entry, “Chamber Music.” ADS White Ribbon and Mary Douglas Anderson Memorial for best vase of three blooms, Anne Donnell Smith, Stevenson, Md.; entry, “Denali.’ ADS Purple ribbon and Mr. and Mrs. John L. Whitehead Memorial for best collection of five stems, Elizabeth C. Brown, Gloucester. ADS Rose ribbon and Frank R. Yazenski Memorial for best standard seedling exhibited by the originator, Clay and Fran Higgins, Harbinger, N.C. ADS Miniature White ribbon and Jackson-Holden Memorial for best vase of three miniatures, Anne Donnell Smith, Stevenson, Md.; entry, “Spoirot.” ADS Lavender ribbon and Edward H. Ould Memorial for best collection of five miniatures, Clay and Fran Higgins, Harbinger, N.C. ADS Miniature red/white/blue ribbon and Raymond S. Brown Jr., Memorial for the best collection of five American-bred miniatures, Mitch and Kate Carney, Boonsboro, Md. ADS Aqua Ribbon and Dee Evans memorial for best collection of 9 miniatures, Mitch and Kate Carney, Boonsboro, Md. Roberta C. Watrous Award, for the best collection of 12 different miniature cultivars, Mrs. Gene W. Beale, Norfolk. ADS Small Growers Ribbon and Granville Hall Memorial for the best standard daffodil exhibited, Kristi Sadler, Richmond; entry, “Rapture.” ADS Historic Ribbon and Mary Ann James Memorial for the best pre-1940 cultivar, Diane Spence, Williamsburg; entry, “Dreamlight.” ADS Historic Ribbon set of three, Ceci Brown; entry, Actaea. ADS Intermediate Ribbon and Ann Brown Dischinger Memorial for best intermediate bloom, Melanie Paul, Hampton; entry, “Treasure Waltz.” Garden Club of Gloucester award and Mrs. E. Wright Noble Memorial for best collection of red/orange cupped daffodils, Susan Appel, Hallieford. Garden Club of Gloucester award and Mrs. Webster S. Rhoads Jr., Memorial for best collection of pink cupped daffodils, Laura Anne Brooks, King William. Garden Club of Gloucester award and the Col. And Mrs. R. F. C. Vance Memorial for best collection of white daffodils, Skip Ford, Richmond. ADS Red, White and Blue Ribbons and President’s Award for best five stems of American bred daffodils, Elizabeth C. Brown, Gloucester. ADS Maroon Ribbon and Chairman of Show award for best five stems, reverse bi-color, Clay and Fran Higgins, Harbinger, N.C. Elise Havens ribbon and Jane Henley Honorary Award for best collection of 12 cultivars from Divisions 5-10, Ceci Brown, Gloucester. Carey E. Quinn Award (silver medal or ribbon) for best collection of 24 standard cultivars and/or species from at least 5 divisions, not awarded. Youth Division (15 and younger) ADS Youth ribbon and Leland C. Bowditch Memorial Award for best cultivar, Patton Newbill, Christiansburg; entry, “Buff Bell.” ADS Best of 3 ribbon and Alison Randolph Memorial Award for best vase of 3 stems of one daffodil, Michael Driscoll, Hallieford; entry, “Minnow.” ADS Youth Collection ribbon and McClanahan Ingles II Memorial Award for the best collection of 5 different cultivars, Michael Driscoll, Hallieford. Special Horticultural Awards Founders Cup, a perpetual trophy, for most points in horticulture won by a Garden Club of Gloucester member, Elizabeth C. Brown, Gloucester. Gloucester Woman’s Club Historic Award, a perpetual trophy, in memory of Betty Lewis Constantine, to a resident of Gloucester or Mathews county for the best collection of five pre-1940 cultivars. This entry also received the ADS ribbon for the best collection of five pre-1940 cultivars, Elizabeth C. Brown, Gloucester. John Edwin DeHardit and Patricia DeHardit Hicks Memorial, a perpetual trophy, novice class, one stem from any division, eligible only to residents of Gloucester and Mathews who have never won a blue in any ADS show, Marianne Bowles, Gloucester; entry, “Jack Snipe.” ADS Photography Division had 27 photographers exhibiting 73 photographs. Class 215, Daffodils in Nature or in a landscape, blue, Beth Bristow, Hayes; red, Anne Wilkson, Gloucester, and received Judges Choice Award; yellow, Kimberly George, Gloucester; honorable mention, Margaret Barrett, Richmond. Class 216, portraits of daffodils, blue, Margaret Barrett, Richmond, and was awarded the ADS Best Photograph ribbon and both Felicity Ericson, Ware Neck, and Martha Alliegro received Judges Choice ribbons. Other awards in this class were red, Margaret Barrett, Richmond; yellow, Martha Alliegro, Hayes; honorable mentions, Ron Granstra, Ark, and Mitch and Kate Carney of Boonsboro, Md. Class 217, Daffodils with people or animals; blue, Cam Williams of Ware Neck, red; Melanie Paul, Hampton; yellow, Kimberly George, Gloucester; honorable mentions, Kimberly George, Gloucester, and Cyndii Hibbi, Bohannon. Class 218, abstract/special effects celebrating daffodils; blue, Ron Gran- stra, Ark; red, Melanie Paul, Hampton; yellow, Kim Ward, Hayes; two honorable mentions to Martha Alliegro, Hayes. Garden Club of Gloucester Photography Awards the James V. and Violet R. Morgan Community Service Award, a perpetual trophy, to the photograph depicting the best public display of daffodils beautifying the community, Abingdon Church, White Marsh, and Gloucester Veteran’s Award, a perpetual trophy, to the photographer depicting the best public display of daffodils, Beth Bristow, Hayes, both from Class 215. Artistic Awards In the Artistic Division there were 42 exhibitors and 26 youth exhibitors entered with the theme, “A Dinner Party.” Awards were as follows: Toddsbury Cup, a perpetual trophy, in memory of Mrs. Charles Beatty Moore and Mrs. Catherine Sanders Mott Catlett, for best arrangement in show, Shannah Cooper, Gloucester; entry from the Novice Class, titled “Salad.” Cynthia Matthews Rhodes Award, a perpetual trophy, in memory of Cindy Rhodes for her appreciation of the beauty of flowers and her care of all living things for the most creative arrangement in the show, Cam Williams, Ware Neck; entry in Class 227, “Behind the Scenes.” Lane Wilson Memorial Award, class 219, “Cocktails” underwater arrangement, Blue, Karen Malo, Dutton; red, Wanda Friend, Gloucester; yellow, Joan Jackson, Gloucester; honorable mentions, Kate Cole, Gloucester, and Carol Negus, Hayes. Gen. William H. Tunner Memorial, Class 220, “Appetizers,” a miniature arrangement. Blue, Peggy Robins, Gloucester Point; red, Ann Garrett, Gloucester; yellow, June James, Hayes, honorable mentions, Felicity Ericson, Ware Neck, and Suzanne Swift, Ware Neck. Mrs. James Bland Martin Memorial, Class 221, “Pasta Course,” challenge class, creative interpretation. Blue, Sarah Finney, Gloucester, red, Tish Grant, Ware Neck; yellow, Sandy Geiger, Gloucester Point; honorable mentions, Marge Masek, Gloucester, and Kathy Klein, Gloucester. Katharine Lewis Pickett and Rear Adm. Ben B. Pickett Memorial, Class 222, “Main Course—On the Grill,” a parallel arrangement. Blue, Fran Zabicki, Gloucester; red, Kate Zullo, Gloucester; yellow, Beth Richardson, Gloucester; honorable mentions, Mary Ann Griffin, Gloucester, and Tracey Lanum, Gloucester. Shirley Lyons Robinson Memorial, Class 223, “Seafood Course,” in the manner of moribana style arrangement. Blue, Kate Cole, Gloucester; red, Kate Zullo. Gloucester; yellow, Sarah Harrison, Richmond; honorable mentions, Pat Zima, Gloucester, and Carole White, Ware Neck. Beverley R. W. Marshall Memorial, Class 224, “Salad Course,” Novice Class. Blue, Shannah Cooper, Gloucester; red, Anne Marshall; yellow, Rachel Strawn, Gloucester; honorable mentions, Reba McVey, Ware Neck, and Susan Murray, North. Mrs. Hugh Keane Dabney Memorial, Class 225, “Dessert Course,” a Dutch-Flemish arrangement. Blue, Melinda Smith, Ordinary; red, Emily Barbee, Gloucester; yellow, Barbara Roane, Dutton; honorable mentions, Patty Rosenberg, Ware Neck, and Sue Ann Zima, Hayes. William Gilbert and Blanche Morris Memorial, Class 226, “Coffee or Tea,” an arrangement in two containers. Blue, Amelita Thomas, Wicomico; red, Cara Randolph, Hardyville; yellow, Sarah Finney, Gloucester; honorable mentions, Melissa Ashe, Gloucester Point, and Amy Richardson, Richmond. Irving Lewis Smith Memorial, Class 227, “Behind the Scenes.” Entrants were to cook up a kitchen vignette depicting the kitchen before, during or after a dinner party. Blue, Cam Williams, Ware Neck; red, Sara Harris, Achilles; yellow, Alexandra Watkins, Gloucester; honorable mentions, Traci Daniel, Hayes, and Susie Hightower, Yorktown. Youth Artistic Division Awards Malo Grandchildren Honorary Award, Class 228, ages 6 to 9, interpreting “Sherbet and Ice Cream.” Blue, Olivia McDaniel, Hayes, red, Gibson Hylton, Ordinary; yellow, Cabell Jones, Gloucester; honorable mentions, Abby Peebles, Gloucester; Kaitlyn Parker, Saluda; Nealcyn Watkins, Gloucester; Margaret Strawn, Gloucester; Elly Olson, Gloucester, William Olson, Gloucester; Ashley Shackelford, Gloucester, Alexandra Haggerty, Gloucester; Charlotte Quinlan, Hayes; Gwen Robins, Gloucester; Alice Strawn, Gloucester; Amanda Prochnow, Gloucester; Tess Robins, Gloucester; Hannah Pullen, West Point; Kathryn James, Hayes; Blair South, Gloucester. Zima Grandchildren Honorary Award, Class 229, ages 10 to 13, interpreting “Sherbet and Ice Cream.” Blue, Meredith Watkins, Gloucester; Red, Anna Robins, Gloucester; Yellow, Abby Hylton, Ordinary; honorable mentions, Sarah Pullen, West Point; Kelsey Bridges, Gloucester Point; Alexandra Richardson, Gloucester; Katelyn Potter, Richmond. Special Award The L. Cameron Gregory People’s Choice Perpetual Award, in memorial of Cameron Gregory “in celebration of his love of people and his belief that all people should have the freedom to vote,” awarded to Cam Williams, Ware Neck, for “Behind the Scenes,” Class 227.

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