SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARDS

Nominees for this award should be individuals or groups that have significantly contributed to the Bartow community and their individual accomplishments/contributions made a positive impact on the area’s quality of life.

2018 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Elmer Dixon, Community Volunteer

Herbert Dixon, Scholarship Fund Raiser, Golfer

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOW
Michell and Steve Githens won the Spirit of Bartow Award at the Champions Cup ceremony Thursday at the Bartow Civic Center.

Michell & Steve Githens, Community Service

2017 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Bartow City Commission

Bartow’s Hurricane Irma Volunteers, Represented by Fred and Cindy Rhoden

City of Bartow Employees: Management, Supervisory, Line Staff

2016 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Karen Guffey, Jennifer Hall

2015 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Bartow Rotary Club, Ortelle Bowden, Sharon Casey, Harvey Lester, Charles Luster, Sean Serdynski

2014 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Lloyd Harris, Dr. Thomas McMicken, Gail Murray, Carver Young

2013 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

America Legion Post No. 3, Summerlin125 Grand Reunion Committee, Sandy Dobbertean, John Hutto, Pam Renew

2012 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Joyce Bentley, Chief Joe Hall, Shannon Medley, Frank Rouse, Gerald Tucker

20111 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Bonnie Allen, John Frost, Larry Madrid, Freda Ridgway

2010 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Mary Ann Harrell, Gloria Washington, Main Street Bartow, Inc., Anita Stasiak

2009 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Peggy Kehoe, Wayne Lewis, Father Wally Reynolds, Dixie Shivler, Gail Smith, Ken and, Levonia Wynn

2008 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

J.J. Corbett, Linda Culpepper, S.L. & Mary Frisbie, Wayne Harrison, Mary Ellen Stidham, Don & Holly Wilson

2007 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Chris Banks, Jim Duane, Brian Hinton, Neighborhood Improvement Corporation, Inc., Bill and Carolyn Simpson

2006 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Jennifer Daniels, George W. Harris, Jr., Magic on Main Committee, Trish Pfeiffer, Relay for Life Committee, Larry Tucker, Myrtice Young

2005 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Ernie Cooper, C.C. Corbett, Joe DeLegge, Bill Mills

2004 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Pam Mitchell, Tina Spath, Ruth Trainor, Harry Williams

2003 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Karen Boswell, Debbie Burdett, Ernest Smith, Geraldine Watson

2002 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Lisa Frisbie Cullins, Wally Edwards, Dave Hallock, Mary Ann Frisbie Holland, Leo Longworth, Christmas Tree Lane Residents, Mattie Mae Townsend

1998 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Tim Murphy, William Pickard

1996 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Ila Urshan, Reba Zoellner

1995 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Jeff Clark, Clyde Allen Gibson, Daniel L. Helmick, John Norman

1994 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

John DeYoung

1992 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Glenda Burr

1991 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Richard Clark, Boyce Garmon, Frank Johnson, Tom Thornburg

1990 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Pete & Jewell Denham, Lucille F. DuCharme, Patty Thackery, Leland Young

1989 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Pedro Almazan, Sam Griner, Rick Wilson

1988 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Andy Anderson

1987 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Justice Stephen H. Grimes, Jack M. Long, William J. Ruster, Madelyn L. Whidden

1986 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Mary Longworth

1985 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Beverly Burnsed

1984 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Bartow Key Club, Mayme Clark, Marshall Edwards, Roy Gallemore, William D. Helmuth, Lionel Hernandez,Jr., Paul Hogan

1983 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Jim O’Connor

1982 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Charles Friedlander, Richard Merrill, Kenneth Jerome Riley, Tony Sparks

1981 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Steve Earley, George Pittas

1980 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Will Irwin

1979 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Joe Beynon, Bill Orr, Garrett Swindal

1978 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Sam Marshall

1977 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Joanne & Gerald Houvener

1976 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Capt. Donald G.Carter, Barbara Newell, Gertrude Kuhn

1975 SPIRIT OF BARTOW AWARD:

Mary Brown