President’s Award Recipients

In 1985, the Junior League of Hartford established our President’s Award. Its purpose is to recognize individuals or organizations who have made an outstanding contribution to the philosophies and programs of the Junior League of Hartford. The following are past President Award recipients.

1986 Dr. Evans H. Daniel, Jr. Community Health Services
1987 Norma Schatz, Volunteer Advocate for Children
1988 Astrida Olds, Hartford Action Plan on Infant Health
1989 Reverend Karen Barker-Duncan, Family Life Ministry
1990 Arthur T. Anderson, Imagineers
1991 Judith Beaumont, My Sister’s Place
1992 Ellen Smith Bigelow, Common Ground
1993 Faith Middleton, CT Public Radio
1994 Tom Condon, The Hartford Courant
1995 *Eileen Kraus, Fleet Bank
1996 Ted Carroll, Leadership Greater Hartford
1997 Ana Maria Garcia, YWCA
1998 Gloria McAdam, Foodshare
1999 Joseph R. Marfuggi, Riverfront Recapture
2000 Larry Gold, CT Children’s Medical Center
2001 Michael R. Bangser, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving
2002 *Susan Dunn, United Way
2003 Karen Foley-Schain, Children’s Trust Fund
2004 Greg Secord, Rebuilding Together
2005 Margaret Hann, The Bridge Family Center
2006 Paul C. Christie, Center City Churches, Inc.
2007 University of Hartford, Walter Harrison, President
2008 John Bracker, Head of School, Watkinson School
2009 Sonja Hall, Martin Luther King Elementary School Family Resource Center
2010 Charles A. Teale, Sr., Hartford Fire Department Chief, ret
2011 *Carleton N. “Carle” Mowell, Junior League of Hartford
2012 Sharon L. Castelli & Maryellen M. Shuckerow, Chrysalis Center
2013 *Tobye Karl, St. Francis Hospital, Director of Volunteers
2014 Micaela Erin Connery, Unified Theater
2015 Katie S. Martin, St. Joseph’s University
2016 Lou Golden, Junior Achievement of Southwest New England
2017 The Staff of Interval House






Faith Ye, Simsbury High School/CCYW Participant

*Alyce F. Hild, Loaves & Fishes Ministries, Inc.

Tamara Womack, My Sisters’ Place

Sophie Sanchez, Boys and Girls Clubs of Hartford

Edith Whitman, Edith Whitman Interiors

Leadership Greater Hartford

*JLH Members

Junior League of Hartford graduates of the Leadership Greater Hartford Quest Program

Leadership Greater Hartford – 2023 President’s Award Winner