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2019-2020 Awards

October 15, 2020

Photo: Old Gunfighter by Jim Hatch

Message from Club President Sheena Wilkie:

Awards night like the one we had last night don’t happen by accident. There are a lot of planning and work done by the Awards Committee, with Marlene, Glenn, Carla, Kayla, and a host of others. We also have to have people to give awards to, the people who participate and work hard at their craft. Thank you to all! We really are the Best Camera Club in the World! Below are the awards and the winners.

Inside Evaluation Night Novice Projected Award

This award is available to all members in Advancement Levels 1-3 only as of June 2020 who submit a minimum of 6 Evaluation Night Projected images in the current season and acknowledges proficiency in Projected images. Members enter projected images (digital or slide) to the monthly Evaluation Night. Only their highest projected score for each month is counted towards this award. Each member’s highest projected scores from the monthly Evaluation Night will be added together at the end of June. The member with the top score will be awarded the LCC Novice Projected Trophy and will receive a certificate; second through tenth place will receive a certificate.

Award Recipients:

  1. Thomas Kheiger – Novice Projected Trophy
  2. Grace Yang
  3. Carol Kelpin
  4. Rob Currie

Inside Evaluation Night Experienced Projected Award

This award is available to all members in Advancement levels 4-7 only as of June 2020 who submit a minimum of 6 Evaluation Night Projected images in the current season and acknowledges proficiency in Projected images. . Members enter projected images (digital or slide) to the monthly Evaluation Night. Only their highest projected score for each month is counted towards this award. Each member’s highest projected scores from the monthly Evaluation Night will be added together at the end of June. The member with the top score will be awarded the LCC Experienced Projected Trophy and will receive a certificate;second through tenth place will receive a certificate.

Award Recipients:

  1. Lorna Scott – Experienced Projected Trophy
  2. Rob MacLeod
  3. Janet Slater
  4. Joe Chabot
  5. Jim Hatch
  6. Marlene Reimer
  7. Michele Broadfoot & Kayla Stevenson (tie)
  8. Ken Stratychuk
  9. Wu Shan Chiang (Sam) & Karen Reynolds (tie)
  10. Pat Ellingson & Tom Truss (tie)

Outside Competitions Aggregate Awards

A record is kept of submissions and club entries. When the scores come in from an outside competition, they will be entered into the records. For each maker, scores will be calculated to include 10 points or the Official Competition Score. The member whose Outside Competitions Aggregate Scores is the highest will receive the LCC Outside Competitions Trophy and will receive a certificate; second through tenth place will receive a certificate.

  1. Lorna Scott – Outside Competitions Trophy
  2. Jim Hatch
  3. Michele Broadfoot & Carla Hamilton (tie)
  4. Janet Slater
  5. Kayla Stevenson
  6. Marlene Reimer
  7. Karen Reynolds
  8. Tanner Sussi
  9. Katia Stano
  10. Denise Decloux

Most Improved Member Award

This award is available to all members (excluding first year members) who submit images a minimum of 7 Evaluation Nights in each of the previous and current seasons. Each member’s average score is calculated by dividing their aggregate score by the number of months in which images were submitted (minimum 7). The award will go to the person with the largest percent increase between their highest average score last season and their highest average score this season. The member with the most improvement will be awarded the Most Improved Member Trophy and will receive a certificate; second & third place will receive a certificate.

Award Recipients:

  1. Lorna Scott (9.3% improvement)- Most Improved Member Trophy
  2. Liz Lynch (7.9% improvement)
  3. Lesley Semenoff (7.8% improvement)

New Member Aggregate Award

To be considered for this award, new members must have submitted images in at least six Evaluation Nights in their first ten months of membership ending in the 2019/20 season. Only the highest scoring image in each Evaluation is tallied. The average score is calculated by dividing their Aggregate Score by the number of months in which images were submitted (minimum six). The new member with the highest average score will be awarded the New Member Trophy and will receive a certificate; second and third place will receive a certificate.

Award Recipients:

  1. Thomas Keigher – New Member Trophy
  2. Carol Kelpin
  3. Carol Jackson

Chris Sheffield Service Award

The Chris Sheffield Service Award is presented to a member on the Executive who embodies the spirit of the LCC Objective. In June each member of the Executive will receive a ballot to vote for their 1st and 2nd choice. The ballots are to be tabulated by the Awards Committee and the winner will receive the Chris Sheffield Service Award.

Award Recipients:

Kayla Stevenson & Sheena Wilkie

Top Image Score of the Year

This recognition is given to the member(s) with the single highest score for the year on an image from the Inside Evaluation Nights.

Recognition Recipients (all images received a score of 30):

  • Jim Hatch – Old Gunfighter
  • Arlette Hatcher – Walkin’ in the Rain
  • Arlette Hatcher – Trapped in the Time of Covid
  • Bill Kellett – Agriculture
  • Robert MacLeod – Smoke Show
  • Lorna Scott – Walking on Egg Shells
  • Janet Slater – Chillin’ and Smokin’
  • Lois Wittenberg – NIght Fall

Ten Year Member Certificates

  • Donna Bletcher
  • Harold Martens
  • Glenn Disney
  • Mel Baly
  • Janet Ross

Lifetime Members Recognition

All individuals who have been active Langley Camera Club members for twenty-five full years have previously been awarded Lifetime Memberships. However another member, Doreen Willushaw, has now qualified for this status as of October, 2020 and is thus now so recognized with a certificate as well as having her membership fees waived hereafter. Another member, Jean Davis, is now recognized with a certificate for fifty years of membership.

  • Dorren Willushaw – 25 years
  • Detlef Klahm – 30 years
  • Lionel Adams – 41 years
  • Diane Nicol – 42 years
  • Charlie Mills – 47 years
  • Jean Davis – 50 years