The Skating Club of Boston® appreciates and recognizes the hard work and individual achievements of everyone and all members in our community. The 2018 Club Awards will be presented at this year’s Annual Awards Banquet on Friday, May 11, 2018.
Members of The Skating Club of Boston are encouraged to submit completed nomination forms for consideration by the Awards Committee (or, in some cases, the other parties who determine award recipients). Please include the name of your nominee along with an explanation supporting their candidacy as defined by the award’s criteria.
Completed nominations must be submitted Monday, March 12, 2018 at 12:00pm.
Awards are not subject to a popular vote. The Awards Committee (or any party responsible for determining recipients) have solicited nominees to advise their choices but will act on their own discretion in choosing award winners.
2019 Club Award Applications Coming Soon
- Outstanding Junior Member Scholarship Award
- Junior Activities Committee Excellence in Leadership Award
- Robert L. Black Memorial (Student Athlete)
- The Spirit of Tenley Albright (for Perseverance)
- The Blanchard Award for Most Improved Skater
- The President’s Award
- The Weld Award for Outstanding Achievement
- The Wright Award
Blanchard Award for Most Improved
The most improved skater for the current season in juvenile, intermediate, novice, junior, and senior.
Cecilia Colledge Award
Selected by Judging Panel at Club Competition.
Awarded to the skater in the Club Competition who best utilizes their creative powers of imagination, interpretation and expression.
Junior Activities Committee Excellence in Leadership Award
Members who are 13 and older, who participate regularly in the activities of the JAC and Club, and who have gone above and beyond the expectations of the Club and JAC community by inspiring their peers to be involved in Club activities that foster a sense of community
Maribel Y. Owen Memorial Trophy
Awarded to the winner of the preliminary Free Skating event at the annual Club Competition.
Marion Proctor Trophy
Awarded to the winner of the Beginner Freestyle event.
Mary Louise Wright Memorial Exhibition Award
Award is chosen by the JAC Chairs.
Created by the Junior Activities Committee in memory of Mary Louise Wright, herself a champion skater and longtime World Judge, and presented annually to a competitive skater or skaters who embody the knowledge and spirit needed to grow, not only as an athlete, but as an individual and role model. This award is given to an athlete or athletes who have demonstrated an effective balance of academic and competitive achievement, while being active participants in the activities and events of the Club.
Outstanding Junior Member Scholarship Award
Recognize outstanding young members who have demonstrated those qualities of character, leadership, conduct and sportsmanship that truly contribute to the well-being of the Club and who, through their enthusiastic participation in the social activities, competitions, ice shows and other efforts of the Club, perpetuate the ideals which are the essence and spirit of the Club’s life.
This award is intended to celebrate the concept of selfless contribution which perpetuates the spirit of membership on which the Club was founded.
Robert Black Award
Awarded annually to a skater who is skating competitively at the Junior or Senior level.
Spirit of Ice Chips Award
Award selected the Ice Chips Committee and the Larson-Holt families.
Created in honor of Emily and Sheppard Holt for their sixty, consecutive years of skating in Ice Chips, the recipient of this award demonstrates an enduring and exceptional commitment to The Skating Club of Boston and to Ice Chips.
Spirit of Tenley Albright Award for Perseverance
Awarded to an active member of the Club who has overcome significant injury and continued to demonstrate high standards of sportsmanship and Club spirit.
Tenley Albright Award
Selected by Judging Panel at Club Competition.
Given for exceptional artistic expression during the Free Skating portion of the annual Club Competition. Skaters competing at the Intermediate level and above are eligible for this award.
Awarded to the winner of the intermediate Free Skating event at the annual Club Competition.
Weld Award for Outstanding Achievement
Presented to a member of The Skating Club of Boston who is the most outstanding skater for the current season.
The recipient of the award, which may be awarded annually, must be an active member of the Club who has, for at least ten (10) years, been active in and has served well not only in Club affairs, including officer, Board member, committee chairperson, and/or skating official (referee, judge, accountant or technical specialist), but has also served in U.S. Figure Skating, and/or the International Skating Union or the Olympic Movement in similar capacities.