Congrats to Our DI Volunteer Award Winners

By: Tina Shaffer

From its very beginning, Destination Imagination has been a community for those who believe in the importance of creativity, teamwork, volunteerism and sportsmanship. This year, we awarded the Spirit of DI and DIamond Awards.

Spirit of DI Award: This award honors those who demonstrate outstanding and extraordinary levels of spirit, those whose sacrifices are not for themselves but for others. This year’s recipients are:

  • Sue Brailey
  • Virginia Cox
  • David Lewis
  • Ryan Huber
  • Fred Shippey
  • Judy Dadah
  • Anne Fishkin
  • Annette Rogers
  • Sherry Haueter
  • Sue Schrader
  • Michael Howard
  • Arlene Cohen
  • Stephen Thompson
  • Ande Axelrod
  • Sally Borkovetz

DIamond Award: The Diamond Award is the highest award for volunteerism that we bestow on individuals within the organization who, through extraordinary effort and generosity of time and talent, created or contributed to some critical facet of the organization, usually behind-the-scenes and without fanfare. This year’s Diamond Award winners are:

  • Frank Begun
  • Cozy Dorton

Congratulations and huge thanks to all of our amazing volunteers worldwide who give back to students each year with DI! To view a list of our past award recipients, click here.