Awards

Over the years, The Garden Club of Charleston has received National, Regional District and Council awards for the outstanding work done by our members.

The following awards were received in 2016 – 2017 garden club year.

 

National​ ​Garden​ ​Club

 

  • Certificate in Appreciation of award participation- Newsletter Publication, Extra Large Club

 

Youth​ ​Awards

 

  • Youth Sculpture Contest Honorable Mention
  • Certificate of Commendation – Copland Johnson, 8th Grade, Third Place
  • Certificate of Commendation – Joe Mintz, 7th Grade, Second Place
  • Certificate of Commendation – Griffin Moxley, 5th Grade

 

South​ ​Atlantic​ ​Region​ ​Awards

 

First Place

  • Arbor Day Celebration Award (300+) award

 

Youth​ ​Awards

 

Recyclable Sculpture Contest

First Place

  • 7th Grade (and overall winner)
  • 8th Grade

 

Garden​ ​Club​ ​of​ ​South​ ​Carolina​ ​Awards

 

Presidential Service Citation
Jacqueline Weinzierl, Youth Symposium

 

First Place

  • Arbor Day Celebration Award (300+)
  • Club President’s Report Club Yearbook Award
  • Special Achievement Award decorating the Ansonborough House, Senior Center on Meeting
    street and the American Cancer Society Hope Lodge for Christmas
  • Publication Award (Newsletter)
  • Claudia Wright Phelps Award for the Gateway Walk

Second Place

  • Christmas Beautification and Historic Building Award

 

Youth​ ​Awards

 

Poster Contest

First Place

  • GCSC Poster Contest (Woodsy Owl) 5th Grade

 

Recyclable Sculpture Contest

First Place

  • 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Grade

Second Place

  • 4th, 7th, and 8th Grade

Third Place

  • 6th, 7th and 8th Grade

 

East​ ​Low​ ​Country​ ​District

First Place

  • Club Yearbook (300+) Award
  • Club President’s Report (300+) Award
  • Historic Preservation Award for Gateway Walk

Second Place

  • Arbor Day Award

Third Place

  • National Garden Week Award
  • Civic Beautification Award for Gateway Walk

 

Council​ ​of​ ​Garden​ ​Clubs​ ​of​ ​Greater​ ​Charleston

First Place

  • Yearbook (300+)
  • Arbor Day Celebration Award
  • Garden Therapy Award

Second Place

  • Best Club Project

Third Place

  • Mamie William Civic Beautification Award

 

The following awards were received in 2015 – 2016 garden club year:

 

South Atlantic Region Awards

First Place

  • #16 Yearbook

State Awards

Presidential Service Citation
Rue Lucas
Terry Ritchen

First Place

  • #38 Club President’s Report
  • #36 Club Yearbook Award
  • #27 Publicity Press Book
  • #16 Garden Therapy Award

Second Place

  • #10 Special Achievement Award

Honorable Mention

  • #20 Native Plant of the Year Award
  • #9 Arbor Day Celebration Award

East Low Country District

First Place

  • #53 Yearbook (300+)
  • #55 Club President’s Report (300+)

Second Place

  • #15 Arbor Day

Third Place

  • #8 Horticultural Award

Council of Garden Clubs of Greater Charleston

First Place

  • #7 Yearbook (300+)
  • #9 Arbor Day  

 

The Garden Club of Charleston Awards (2014-2015) SAR (South Atlantic Region) of the National Garden Clubs, Inc.

 

  • Award #15 Public Relations – 1 st Place Betty White

 

East Lowcountry District

  • Award #53 Club Yearbook Award – 1 st Place Yvonne Jordan Award #55 Club Reports – 1st Place Betty Floyd
  • Award #3 Civic Beautification Award, Water Missions – 1st Place Betty Floyd
  • Award #5b Blue Star Highway Award – 2nd Place Terry Ritchen
  • Award #6 Club Program Award – 3rd Place Jackie Weinzierl
  • Award #7 Historic Preservation Award, Gateway Walk – 1st Place Lois Bryant
  • Award #8 Horticulture Award – 1st Place Sue Lawley
  • Award #9 National Garden Week – 3rd Place Rita Donato
  • Award #11 Garden Therapy, MUSC Healing Award – 2nd Place Susan Bridwell
  • Award #15 Arbor Day Award, Phillip Simmons Garden – 2nd Place Barbara Cohn and Brenda Jonsson
  • Award#17 HTHP President’s Project Award – 1st Place Betty Floyd

Council Awards

  • Award #2 Best Club Project, Water Missions International – 2nd Place Betty Floyd
  • Award #4 Best Club Program – 3rd Place Jackie Weinzierl
  • Award #5 Blue Star Marker – 2nd Place Terry Ritchen
  • Award #6 Garden Therapy – 2nd Place Susan Bridwell
  • Award #7 Yearbook Award – 1st Place Yvonne Jordan
  • Award #9 Arbor Day Celebration Award – 1st Place Barbara Cohn and Brenda Jonsson
  • Award #10 Mamie Williams Civic Beautification Award – 2nd Place Christine Elliot