The George Cooper Foundation Staff Awards

3/29/2019

Staff award winners throughout the years!

The George Cooper Foundation Staff Awards were established to honor George A. Cooper, who devoted much of his life to making Camp Eberhart one of the best YMCA camps in America.

 

COLE DAVIS AWARD - for Outstanding Permanent Staff Member (year-round)
The recipient of the Cole Davis Award demonstrates an unending commitment to the YMCA values and the mission of Camp Eberhart.

2020 - None

2019 - Sarah Whaley

2018 - Sarah Whaley

2017 - Heather Wilcox

2016 - Penny Baker

2015 - Penny Baker

2014 - Bob Kolbe

2013 - Jimmy Hester

2012 - Carolyn Grace

2011 - Carolyn Grace & John Cannon

2010 - Bob Kolbe

2009 - Deb Mastos, Joni Todd, & Missy Dutoi

2008 - Louis Seaman

2007 - Amy Schlappi

2006 - Amy Schlappi

2005 - Bob Kolbe & Amy Schlappi

2004 - Amy Schlappi & Victoria Cook

2003 - Jon Deveaux

2002 - Machelle Painter

2001 - Cate Byers

2000 - Cate Byers

 

JUDGE ROBERT A. GRANT AWARD - for dedication to Community and Environment
The recipient of the Judge Robert A. Grant Award must demonstrate community involvement, care for others and the environment and the camp at large.

2020 - None

2019 - Danny Tovar

2018 - Holden Szczypka

2017 - Blake Seguin

2016 - Fabio Sgarro

2015 - Catherine Oesterle

2014 - Penny Baker

2013 - Ellen Leszczynski

2012 - Ellen Leszczynski

2011 - Ellen Lesser

2010 - Morgan Emanuel

2009 - Bob Kolbe

2008 - Duncan Fairall

2007 - Ashley Troth

2006 - Johnny Ray Elsner

2005 - Mandy Highfield & Ashley Dueringer

2004 - Genevieve Sullivan

2003 - Kari Obenour

2002 - Genevieve Sullivan

2001 - Pete Brown

2000 - Sara Silver

 

FRANK CHELEY AWARD - for Outstanding Summer Administrative Staff Member
The recipient of the Frank Cheley Award must show excellence in administration of the Summer program and demonstrate the abilities and actions of a leader in every light. Must demonstrate personal dedication to the four core values of the YMCA (caring, respect, responsibility, honesty), excellence in leadership, dedication to the mission of Camp Eberhart, enthusiasm with campers and staff alike. Must uphold the values and principles of an Eberhart employee.

2020 - None

2019 - Rebecca Brown

2018 - Michael Wilson

2017 - Michael Wilson

2016 - Brenna Bergquist

2015 - Jeetesh Morar

2014 - Maddie Hammond

2013 - Alex Poe

2012 - Adam Rixson

2011 - Noel Emanuel

2010 - Sean Rose

2009 - Matt Noonan

2008 - None Chosen

2007 - Louis Seaman

2006 - Louis Seaman

2005 - Nick Mohnke

2004 - Nick Mohnke

2003 - Mike Godwin

2002 - Mike Godwin

2001 - Sara Silver

2000 - Sara Silver

1999 - Damian Salerno

1998 - Liz Greene

1997 - Mark Moffat

1996 - Liz Greene

1995 - Andy Hodson

1994 - Shelly Stice

 

DENNIS STARK AWARD - for Outstanding Summer Program Staff
The recipient of the Dennis Stark Award must demonstrate excellence within the program aspects of an Eberhart summer. Contributions to the entire Summer program as a whole including evening programs, health and safety and program development.

2020 - None

2019- Claudia Raubolt

2018 - Kate Springer

2017 - Jorgia Bays

2016 - Jamie Monedero

2015 - Ian Lowe

2014 - Katie Blair

2013 - Sonja Schaefer

2012 - Maddie Hammond

2011 - Charlotte Pattison

2010 - Mike Anderson

2009 - Adam Freeman

2008 - Matt Noonan

2007 - Scott Ryan

2006 - Eli Canfield

2005 - Jacob Wolff

2004 - Alan Coxhead

2003 - Trina Young & Nick Rocchio

2002 - Trina Young

2001 - Kevin Byers

 

KAL WAXMAN AWARD - for Outstanding Summer Cabin Staff
The recipient of the Kal Waxman Award must demonstrate qualities desirable of a YMCA Camp Eberhart role model by promoting the self esteem and character development of children. Must also show caring, respect, responsibly and honesty in all areas as well as being an all-around great counselor and role model to campers and peers alike.

2020 - None

2019 - Rachael Kunzi

2018 - Rebecca Brown

2017 - Andrea Branz

2016 - Nick Rolt

2015 - Michael Wilson

2014 - Will Rowe

2013 - John Cannon, Reid Schmidt, & Sara Curtain

2012 - John Cannon, Michael Leszezynski, Alex Pole, & Alanna Rieser

2011 - Nick Seminary & Tegan Maher

2010 - Anna Henschel

2009 - Tyler Trierweiler

2008 - Carly Pater

2007 - Alex Seminary & Maggie Kirles

2006 - Chris Jones

2005 - Louis Seaman

2004 - Danielle Konstantine

2003 - Brian Roduck

2002 - Todd Gonzales

2001 - Alison Levy

 

GEORGE COOPER AWARD - for Outstanding Summer Male Senior Counselor
The recipient of the George Cooper Award must demonstrate outstanding commitment to campers and to his peers. Additionally, he must show personal commitment to the four core values of the YMCA (caring, respect, responsibility, honesty) as well as uphold the traditions and principles desirable of an Eberhart employee and be an inspiration to fellow staff and campers. This senior counselor knows the importance of his role and lives up to high standards in all aspects of his life and work at Camp Eberhart.

2020 - None

2019 - Reese Babbitt

2018 - Drew Riggs

2017 - Nick Brinkworth

2016 - Cole Boulette

2015 - Michael Wilson

2014 - Adam Marriott

2013 - John Cannon

2012 - Michael Leszczyski & Alex Pole

2011 - Adam Rixon & Wade Sellick

2010 - Alex Seminary

2009 - Tyler Wolf

2008 - Alex Seminary

2007 - Phil Helmsley

2006 - Joel Heseman

2005 - Cal Ruderman

2004 - Louis Seaman

2003 - Todd Gonzales

2002 - EJ Elgin

2001 - John Northrup

2000 - Shawn Tucker

1999 - Seb Malagnoux

1998 - Eric Mishke

1997 - Kevin Walsh

1996 - Mark Moffat

1995 - Steve Hambling

1994 - Ed Simpson

1993 - 1990 Unknown

1989 - Joe Zagorski

1988 - Geoff Gross

1987 - John Hale

1986 - Brad Hale

 

ELSA COOPER AWARDER AWARD - for Outstanding Summer Female Senior Counselor
The recipient of the Elsa Cooper Award must demonstrate outstanding commitment to campers and to her peers. Additionally, she must show personal commitment to the four core values of the YMCA (caring, respect, responsibility, honesty) as well as uphold the traditions and principles desirable of an Eberhart employee and be an inspiration to fellow staff and campers. This senior counselor knows the importance of her role and lives up to high standards in all aspects of her life and work at Camp Eberhart.

2020 - None

2019 - Blake Ormond

2018 - Morgan Tepe

2017 - Bella Birrell

2016 - Rocio Monedero

2015 - Rocio Monedero

2014 - Rebecca Davidson

2013 - Bea Taracena

2012 - Tegan Maher

2011 - Lisa Dunnivant

2010 - Laura Vincent

2009 - Charlotte Grey

2008 - Maggie Kirles

2007 - Amy Head

2006 - Emmy Goodall

2005 - Sarah Foley

2004 - Megan Osberger

2003 - Kristy Dea

2002 - Lindsey Guidrey

2001 - Lucy Francis Francis

2000 - Nichol Brinkman

1999 - Kate Hudson

1998 - Kate Bolles

1997 - Sara Silver

1996 - Kate Bolles

1994 - 1995 Unknown

1993 - Allison Koontz

1992 - Genevieve Pritchard

1991 - Megan Hoyt

1990 - Sally Smith

1985 - Collen Shannon

1984 - 1981 - Unknown

1980 - Jill Larimer

1976 - 1979 Unkown

1975 - Joey Sith, Ann Haber, and Becky Clarke

1974 - Fritz Dolde

1973 - Cindy Coats

1972 - Susan Benett & Jane Steele

1971 - Beth McTigue & Meg Clarke

1969 - Kathy Mctigue

1968 - Polly Ehlers

1967 - Unknown

1966 - Betsy De Croes

1965 - Pam Lockwood

 

HARRIS EBERHART AWARD - for Outstanding Summer Junior Counselor
The recipient of the Harris Eberhart Award must demonstrate growth and maturity in program, cabin, and counseling skills. He or she must always be accepting of all campers, co-workers, and duties, as well as exhibit capability as an important part of the Eberhart family. Additionally, the recipient must continually lead and share his or her knowledge to teach others.

2020 - None

2019 - Anna Hattemer

2018 - Arnav Jain

2017 - Tom Peart

2016 - Mary Martin

2015 - Zoey Johnson & Kristin Oxley

2014 - Emily Speybroeck

2013 - Sarah Curtin

2012 - Alanna Rieser

2011 - John Cannon

2010 - Mike Leszcynski

2009 - Lisa Dunnivant

2008 - Ellie Schmerler

2007 - Aaron Lesser

2006 - Maggie Kirles & Tyler Wolf

2005 - Amy Head

2004 - Cal Ruderman

2003 - Megan Osberger

2002 - Maureen Harter

2001 - Genevieve Sullivan

2000 - Nick Mohnke

1999 - Karen Neuburger

1998 - Nichol Brinkman

1997 - Nichol Brinkman

1996 - Kevin Walsh

1995 - Kevin Byers & Guerin Gray

1994 - Daman Salerno & Kevin Byers

1993 - Ehren Reed

1992 - Jeremy Reed

1991 - Gail Grey

1990 - Molly Fisher

1989 - Mary Amos

1988 - Anne Naus