Paragon Award Recipients

Community Service Award

The Community Service Award is presented to a nonmember of the Junior League who has demonstrated the ideals of Junior League volunteer service, leadership and dedication to improving our community.

2016-2017

Dr. Michael DeBaun

2002-2003

Brad Reed

2015-2016

Karl Dean

2001-2002

Georgeanne Chapman

2014-2015

Diane Hayes

2000-2001

Sister Sandra Smithson

2013-2014 Ellen Lehman 1999-2000 Howard Stringer
2012-2013 Frank Bumstead 1998-1999 Alyne Massey
2011-2012 Susan Huggins 1997-1998 Judy Simmons
2010-2011 Brian Diller 1996-1997 Ed Rogers
2009-2010 Hal Cato 1995-1996 Toni and Charles Davis
2008-2009 Art Rebrovick 1994-1995 Charlie Allen
2007-2008 Robb Harvey 1993-1994 Beth Ptomey
2006-2007 William Weaver 1992-1993 Karan Howard
2005-2006 Chan Sheppard 1991-1992 Nelson Carter Andrews, Jr.
2004-2005 May Dean Eberling 1990-1991 Joyce Harris
2003-2004 Harry Jacobson, M.D. 1989-1990 Dewey Branstetter

Sustainer Service Award

The Sustainer Service Award is presented to the Sustainer who best exemplifies how to lead a life of voluntarism and one who has translated her volunteer education and is committed to promoting voluntarism and to training into community commitment and involvement.

2016-2017 Julie Walker 2002-2003 Cathy Sullivan
2015-2016 Theresa Carl 2001-2002 Sallie Bailey
2014-2015 Linde Pflaum 2000-2001 Margaret Ann Robinson
2013-2014 Pat Wallace 1999-2000 Ellen Harrison Martin
2012-2013 Jerry Williams 1998-1999 Fran Hardcastle
2011-2012 Mary Lee Bartlett 1997-1998 Sue Spickard
2010-2011 Elizabeth Proctor 1996-1997 Gertrude Caldwell
2009-2010 Suzanne Iler 1995-1996 Emmie McDonald
2008-2009 Laura Allen 1994-1995 Peggy Warner
2007-2008 Beth Moore 1993-1994 Judy Rodenhauser Crawford
2006-2007 Jean Hastings 1992-1993 Martha Hardcastle Warfield
2005-2006 Marti Rosenberg 1991-1992 Chippy Pirtle
2004-2005 Donna Cheek 1990-1991 Darlene Hoffman
2003-2004 Beth Alexander 1989-1990 Mary Elizabeth Cayce

Outstanding Service Award

The Outstanding Service Award is presented to the member who best exemplifies the purpose of the Junior League of Nashville, a woman who is committed to promoting voluntarism and to improving our community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers

2016-2017 Brooke Paschali 2002-2003 Mary Rigby
2015-2016 Kristin Torrey 2001-2002 Trish Elston
2014-2015 Ali Fricke 2000-2001 Mary Lee Bartlett
2013-2014 Kate Meriwether 1999-2000 Lisa Campbell
2012-2013 Alana Schnitz 1998-1999 Kent Ballow
2011-2012 Natalie Ruggiero 1997-1998 Sally Smallwood
2010-2011 Eleanor Wetzel 1996-1997 Debi Tate
2009-2010 Kelly McMullen 1995-1996 Alice Whitson
2008-2009 Wendy Foster 1994-1995 Judy Siman
2007-2008 Sally Holland 1993-1994 Kay Robinson Francis
2006-2007 Valerie Van Eaton 1992-1993 Leslie McGinn
2005-2006 Jillian Waters 1991-1992 Merrie Clark
2004-2005 Grace Paden 1990-1991 Beth O’Shea
2003-2004 Lisanne Hitt 1989-1990 Nicki Cook

First Year Active Award

The First Year Active award is given to the first year active who has given her time and service above and beyond the call of duty.

2012-2013 Michelle Lacewell 2000-2001 Kelly McMullen
2011-2012 Ceesun Andrews 1999-2000 Alisa Donato
2010-2011 Reaghan Roper 1998-1999 Christine Miller
2009-2010 Megan Bell 1997-1998 Melanie Clardy
2008-2009 Margo Hall 1996-1997 Leah Fitzpatrick
2007-2008 Jenny Barker 1995-1996 Legare Vest
2006-2007 Jessika Poirier 1994-1995 Lisa Burrow
2005-2006 Alicia Barker 1993-1994 Lee Anne Wills Parham
2004-2005 Holly Winn 1992-1993 Marta Manner
2003-2004 Susan Irby 1991-1992 Lisa Barksdale
2002-2003 Michele Toungette 1990-1991 Anne Davis and Mary Spence
2001-2002 Julia Cashion 1989-1990 Susan Brown Kaestner