Outstanding Contribution to Reading Award Recipients

Promoting literacy in Orange County, California, is the main purpose of the Orange County Reading Association (OCRA). Each year, OCRA proudly recognizes a special person in our community who exemplifies OCRA’s spirit by giving them our “Outstanding Contribution to Reading Award.”

OCRA gave this award to the following special people:

2011-2012 – Julie Niles Petersen

2010-2011 – Dr. Erica Bowers

2009-2010 – Nancy Lone-Tollefson

2008-2009 – Joan Lorson

2007-2008 – Phyllis Lebrecht

2006-2007 – Donna Neel

2005-2006 – JoAnne Hale

2004-2005 – Sheryl Nunez

2003-2004 – Mattie Adams

2002-2003 – Pam Wilson-Willmore

2001 – 2002 – Dr. Linda Clinard

2000 – 2001 – Mary E. King

1999 – 2000 – Carol Booth Olson

1998 – 1999 –

1997 – 1998 – Dorothy VerWys

1996 – 1997 – Sue Crosby

1995 – 1996

1994 – 1995 – Hallie Yopp-Slowik & Ruth Yopp-Edwards

1993 – 1994 –

1992 – 1993 – Bonnie Roselle

1991 – 1992 – Dr. Julie Chan

1990 – 1991 – Erline Krebs

1989 – 1990 –

1988 – 1989 – Dorothy VerWys

1987 – 1988 – Diane DeMaio

1986 – 1987 – Joan Macon

1985 – 1986 –

1984 – 1985 – Betty Bond

1983 – 1984 – Kathleen Naylor, Jody Taylor, & Celia Dougherty

1982 – 1983 – Dr. Ashley Bishop, Jim Macon, & Jeanne Philip

1981 – 1982 – Dr. Mary Ellen Blanton, Betty Patterson, & Dr. Norma Inabinette

1980 – 1981 – Millie Tracy, Dr. Donald Ingwerson, & Shirley Ostensoe

1979 – 1980 – Calvin Burt, John McClanahan, & Trisha Bloomfield

1978 – 1979 – Linda Caillet, Peggy Hammer, Judith De Arakal, Deborah Osen Hancock, & Lori Morgan

1977 – 1978 – Anna Pat Irot, Susan Fraim, & Jeannine Dixon

1976 – 1977 – Dr. Harold Graham, JoAnn Washam, & Bill Plaster

1975 – 1976 – Bob Bosanko, Allen Brase, Marilyn Hanley & Ferne Young

1974 – 1975

1973 – 1974

1972 – 1973

1971 – 1972

1970 – 1971

1969 – 1970

1968 – 1969

1967 – 1968

1966 – 1967

1965 – 1966

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