The AKCHO Board of Trustees is pleased to announce its list of 2015 AKCHO Award recipients. The following will be honored at AKCHO’s Annual Awards Program on Tuesday, April 28, at the Museum of History & Industry. The honorees are:
- AKCHO Board Legacy Award – Dorothy Cordova
- Charles Payton Award for Heritage Advocacy – Scott Cline
- Education Award – Klondike Gold Rush Museum and UW Museology Graduate Program for their exhibit, Community of Courage – A Japanese American Story
- Exhibit Award – Wing Luke Museum for Do You Know Bruce?
- Long Term Project Award – Karen Meador for Military Road: A Lasting Legacy
- Single Impact Event Award – Southwest Seattle Historical Society for restoration of the Admiral Way Totem Pole
- Technology – Burke Museum for Waterlines
- Virginia Marie Folkins Award – Fred Poyner IV for The First Sculptor of Seattle
- Willard Jue Memorial Award/Staff – Victoria Stiles, Shoreline Historical Museum
- Willard Jue Memorial Award/Volunteer – Rick Sever
- Youth Award – Museum of History & Industry for the MOHAI Youth Advisors Program
The general public and especially AKCHO members are invited to attend this event. MOHAI is located at 860 Terry Avenue N in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood. Doors open at 6:30 PM, program begins at 7:15 PM. Admission is free.