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The Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City
Member Awards

Each year, the NSDKC awards ceremony is conducted during the Annual Holiday Brunch.

  • Carl J. DiCapo Award Most Outstanding Member

    This award shall be present annually to the member who has demonstrated most contributions to the well being of our organization. The member who brings in the most new members, raises the most funds, serves on the most committees, works on all issues for the benefit of the organization. (The member who does more than Carl J. DiCapo for that year). If there is no member that does more than Carl DiCapo during the year, the Award will be present to Carl J. DiCapo including this first year of the Award in 2018,  
     
  • Lee I. Pickering Award of Excellence
    This award recognizes a member in good standing for five consecutive years that has demonstrated excellence in performance of his or her duties, commitment to a project, extraordinary detail and quality in the delivery of the project, information required to complete the project, and assisted and mentored others in the completion of the project.
     
  • George E. Hicks Award for Perseverance
    This award recognizes a member in good standing for five consecutive years that has demonstrated unshakeable commitment to a long term project when all others have given up. They are able to bear the difficulties calmly and without complaint. They demonstrate hard work, patience and endurance. They try again and again until the project is completed.
     
  • Special Recognition Award
    This award recognizes an individual that has provided outstanding commitment, leadership, coordination or resources to further the mission of the organization which is dedicated to the recognition, preservation and restoration of greater Kansas City’s unique heritage.

Additional information, including nomination forms.

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Past Recipients


2018     Award Presentations

Carl J. DiCapo Award              Carl J. DiCapo
Lee I. Pickering Award            Diane Boos Pickman
George E. Hicks Award           Ross Marshal
Special Recognition Award      Sharon M. Smart

2017     Award Presentations

Lee I. Pickering Award            Gary L. Hicks
George E. Hicks Award           Carl J. DiCapo
Special Recognition Award      Ross Marshall
Certificate of Appreciation       Overland Foresters
Certificate of Appreciation       Whitney E. Kerr

2016     Award Presentations

Lee I. Pickering Award           Dr. Charles Eddy
George E. Hicks Award          Dan Sturdevant
Special Recognition Award     Henry Leonard
Special Recognition Award     Nancy Elder

2015     Award Presentations

Lee I. Pickering Award          Ross Marshall
George E. Hicks Award         Carl J. DiCapo
Special Recognition Award    Susan Prestia
Special Recognition Award    Diane Boos Pepper

2014     Award Presentations
Lee I. Pickering Award         James P. Flanagan
George E. Hicks Award        Norman O. Besheer
Special Recognition Award   W. Christian Sizemore
Certificate of Appreciation    Kathryn H. Pickering

2013      Award Presentations
Lee I Pickering Award           Frank McMillan
George E Hicks Award         Gary Hicks
Special Recognition Award   John Hess Jr.
Award of Appreciation         Bryan Flanagan

2012     Award Presentations
Lee I Pickering Award           No Candidate
George E Hicks Award          Herbert F Ziegler Jr.
Special Recognition Award    Dr. Bruce Prince-Joseph
Special Recognition Award    Rev. Jeffrey Hon
Special Recognition Award    Dr. Charles Eddy

2011     Award Presentations Not Available
Lee I Pickering Award          Gary Hicks
George E Hicks Award         No Candidate
Special Recognition Award   James H Bernard Jr.
Award of Appreciation         Joe Vaughan

2010     Award Presentations
Lee I Pickering Award           Thomas E. Sims
George E. Hicks Award        John T. Dunnewind
Special Recognition Award   David J. Boutros

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Additional Information


Each year, the NSDKC awards ceremony is conducted during the Annual Holiday Brunch.

Mail your completed award to:

The Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City
8301 State Line Road, Suite 108
Kansas City, Missouri 64114

 

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The Native Sons and Daughters of Greater Kansas City
PO Box 26071
Overland Park, KS  66225

Phone: 913-207-3310 Email: admin@nsdkc.org