HTC Awards Banquet - 15 November 2004
Board Members Present:† David Purinton (President), Ashley Cain (VP-Programs), Harold Tinsley (VP-Communications), Kathy Youngren (Treasurer), Anne Park (Secretary), Jim Oaks (Appointed MemberóCotton Row Director), Craig Armstrong (Appointed MemberóPast Officer).
Board Members Absent:† Dick Franklin (VP-Races & Equipment), Malcolm Gillis (Appointed MemberóRocket City Marathon Director).†
Also present were approximately 100 Huntsville Track Club Members.
A general meeting of the Huntsville Track Club was held at the Lodge at Monte Sano at 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of presenting the following 2004 Annual Awards:
Service Award - Papa John Pizza
Appreciation Award - Southwood Presbyterian Church
Tom Bolt (President's) Award - Beth Benefield
Dedication Award - Valerie Connaughton
Admiration Award - DeWayne Satterfield
Norman Harris Achievement Award - Dink & Suzanne Taylor
Media Award - Bruce McLellan
Female Outstanding HTC High School Cross Country Runner Award - Gwen Kyser
Male Outstanding HTC High School Cross Country Runner Award - Mark Temple
Female Performance Award - Katie Maehlmann
Male Performance Award - James Howell
Honorary Lifetime Member - Earl Jacoby
Members present voted for their favorite T-Shirt, and the Mountain Mist Trail Run shirt received the most votes.
DeWayne Satterfield presented the Grand Prix Awards to the Male and Female Overall winners and Male and Female Masters winners, Donald Bowman, Katie Maehlmann, Marty Clarke, and Gail Whelan, respectively.
David expressed our thanks to all the volunteers who helped make so many races possible throughout 2004.† A special thank you and round of applause was expressed to Ashley Cain for her planning and hard work which resulted in a very delightful evening for the club.† Jim Oaks, on behalf of the club membership, also expressed appreciation to David Purinton for the excellent job he has done as HTC president for the past seven years and now entering the second half of his fourth 2-year term. The meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m.