AWARDS AND HONORS:

(as posted on LinkedIn.com)

 

Most Improved Student in Senior Class of 1974

 
Thomas S. Wootton High School

 

 

 

June 1974

 

 

 

 

 

 

President's List--Honor Student

 
President of Ohlone College.

 

 

 

December 1974

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division Runner-up in Humorous Speech.

 
Toastmasters Founder's District- Division C.

 

October 1992

 

 

 

Speech--"The Moon Pie Feud."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division C Tall Tales Champion-Toastmasters Founder's District.

 
Founder's District Division C

 

April 1993

 

 

 

Speech: "Cottonmouth Bit."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founders District Tall Tales Champion

 
Toastmasters Founder's District.

 

1994

 

 

 

Speech: "Yo-diddle-lay-hee-hoo!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toastmasters Select Distinguished Area Governor Award--Area C-2

 
Toastmasters Founder's District

 

 

 

September 1995

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division C International Speech Champion--Toastmasters Founder's District.

 
Founder's District Division C

 

April 1996

 

 

 

Speech: "Key to Being Content."

 

 

 

 

 

 

DTM Medal

 

May 1996

 

 

 

Received at the 1996 Toastmasters Founders District Spring Conference for having received Toastmasters Highest Award--Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM) from Toastmasters International.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division Toastmaster of the Year

 
Toastmasters Founder's District Division C Governor

 

 

 

June 1996

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founders District Public Relations Achievement Award.

 
Toastmasters Founder's District Public Relations Officer.

 

 

 

1997

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Place Winner--Toastmasters Founder's District 1998 Tall Tales Showcase.

 
Toastmasters Founder's District

 

April 1998

 

 

 

Speech" "Just Happen to be Sailing By."

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Place Winner-Toastmasters Founder's District 1999 Tall Tales Showcase

 
Founder's District Governor

 

May 1999

 

 

 

Speech--"Legend of Clemuel P. River."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founder's District Public Relations Achievement Award.

 
Toastmasters Founder's District Public Relations Officer.

 

 

 

2000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Runner-up in Founder's District Tall Tales Showcase.

 
Toastmasters Founder's District.

 

May 2001

 

 

 

Speech: "Three Blubbering Giants."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Founder's District Public Relations Achievement Award

 
Toastmasters Founder's District Public Relations Officer.

 

 

 

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

Above and Beyond Award Plaque--Division Public Relations Asst.

 
Toastmasters Founder's District Division C Governor.

 

 

 

July 2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ralph Smedley Fund Plaque

 
Toastmasters International

 

September 2001

 

 

 

Plaque was received for donating money to the Dr. Ralph Smedley Fund in "Memory of those who died on September 11, 2001, when terrorists attacked the Twin Towers in New York City and The Pentagon in Washington DC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division E Humorous Speech Champion--Toastmasters Founder's District.

 
Founder's District Divsion E.

 

October 2001

 

 

 

Speech: "New Orleans Delights (own Rocky and Bullwinkle Episode)."

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Place Winner-Toastmasters Founder's District 2002 Tall Tales Showcase.

 
Founder's District.

 

May 2002

 

 

 

Speech: "Aqua Rivers Centennial Celebration."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division Runner-up in Humorous Speech.

 
Toastmasters Founder's District--Division E.

 

October 2004

 

 

 

Speech--10 year Anniversary Reprise of "Yo-diddle-lay-hee-hoo" which won the Founder's District in Tall Tales in 1994.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division H Tall Tales Champion--Toastmasters Founder's District.

 
Founder's District Division H.

 

October 2007

 

 

 

Speech: "Aqua Rivers Centennial Celebration."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Division Runner Up in International Speech.

 
Toastmasters Founder's District Division H.

 

April 2009

 

 

 

Speech: "One Hundred Year Seed."

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sang National Anthem at a "Leave Your Mark Event (LYME)."

 
LYME--Colorado Springs

 

March 2012

 

 

 

Sang the National Anthem for the St. Patrick's Day Bike-a-thon Event at America the Beautiful Park (Downtown Colorado Springs) on March 17th, 2012. This was not an award, but a great honor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the Spot Award.

 
Service Source Inc

 

 

 

2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sang National Anthem at 2014 Service Source Awards Banquet

 
Service Source Inc.

 

July 2014

 

 

 

Service Source Inc. recognizes 12 employees with special awards every Summer once a year. This year was the first year that the Singing of the National Anthem was included in the program. I was not an award recipient this year, but being able to sing the National Anthem was indeed an Honor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Going Above and Beyond Award

 
Service Source Inc.

 

December 2014

 

 

 

The Annual Christmas Party at Service Source Inc; took place out at the U.S. Army Post at Fort Carson on Thursday, December 18th, 2014. A hand full of Contract Workers received these awards, and I was one of them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spoke on "The Story Project."

 

June 2015

 

 

 


The Motivational Story was entitled "Going Above and Beyond."

June 12-- T.V. Channel 17
June 30th-- Radio Station 91.5 FM (KRCC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sang National Anthem at 2015 Annual Service Source Inc. Awards Banquet.

 
Service Source Inc. Colorado Springs.

 

 

 

August 2015

 

 

President's Team Award-- Service Excellence.

Presented by Service Source on August 21, 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Employee of the Year 2018

Service Source Inc. August 17, 2018.