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Call for Entries – December 21, 2023 through January 26, 2024

The AAF’s Silver Medal Award Program

The AAF’s Silver Medal Award Program was established in 1959 to recognize men and women who have made outstanding contributions to advertising and who have been active in furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence and responsibility in areas of social concern. Clubs across the country bestow this honor upon outstanding members of the local advertising community and award them at the awards gala each year.

Past Recipients

  • 2022: Kyle Duford
  • 2021: Bill Reynolds
  • 2020: No Honoree
  • 2019: No Honoree
  • 2018: No Honoree
  • 2017: No Honoree
  • 2016: Tony Williams
  • 2015: Tim Neal
  • 2014: Ty Thornhill
  • 2013: Debbie Nelson
  • 2012: Amy Mathis
  • 2011: Peyton Lewis
  • 2010: Andy Mendelsohn
  • 2009: Allen Bosworth
  • 2008: Mike Zeller
  • 2007: David M. Chesson
  • 2006: Dave Guthrie
  • 2005: Gretchen Erwin
  • 2004: Bradford P. Majors
  • 2003: Laveda Miles
  • 2002: Don Koonce
  • 2001: No Honoree
  • 2000: Susan Kines
  • 1999: No Honoree
  • 1998: Carlos Jimenez
  • 1997: Dave McAtee
  • 1996: Fritz Hollings
  • 1995: No Honoree
  • 1994: Joe Erwin
  • 1993: Nell Stewart
  • 1992: Ralph Callahan

 

  • 1991: Gayle Fesperman
  • 1990: John Moore (Deceased)
  • 1989: Joe Bannister (Deceased)
  • 1988: Bill Wheless
  • 1987: Arlene Ramsey
  • 1986: Bob Hooper
  • 1985: Reese Barkley
  • 1984: Allan Jenkins
  • 1983: T. Goudy Miller
  • 1982: Walter Brown (Deceased)
  • 1981: Wally Mullinax (Deceased)
  • 1980: Dean Anderson
  • 1979: Ron Copsey
  • 1978: T.C. Hooper (Deceased)
  • 1977: Al Barney (Deceased)
  • 1976: Paul Seabrook (Deceased)
  • 1975: Alice Weber (Deceased)
  • 1974: Monty DuPuy (Deceased)
  • 1973: Randy Taylor (Deceased)
  • 1972: Wilson Wearn (Deceased)
  • 1971: Fred Walker
  • 1970: Betty McCowan (Deceased)
  • 1969: Bill Leslie (Deceased)
  • 1968: Elliott Hall (Deceased)
  • 1967: John Davenport (Deceased)
  • 1966: R.A. Jolley (Deceased)
  • 1965: James Keys (Deceased)
  • 1964: Roger Peace (Deceased)
  • 1963: Doug Smith (Deceased)
  • 1962: Sid Lowe (Deceased)
  • 1961: Jim Henderson (Deceased)

Board Member of the Year

The Board Member of the Year Award was created to recognize a board member that exhibits the greatest commitment to AAF Greenville through involvement, time and resources invested, and their positive impact on our organization.

Past Recipients

  • 2020: Rashell O’Neal
  • 2019: Autumn Nicholson
  • 2018: Vivian Kisstoth
  • 2017: Chris Bradley
  • 2016: Karen Lano
  • 2015: Kathryn Mudge & Allie Yongue
  • 2014: Katie Mooney
  • 2013: Ian Curcio
  • 2012: Jesse Larson
  • 2011: Kristin Patterson
  • 2010: Wayne Culpepper & John Brooker
  • 2009: Steve Paine
  • 2008: Jason Kelly
  • 2007: Nicole Christos
  • 2006: Bill Wheeler
  • 2005: Roselle Montesion
  • 2004: Dave & Michelle Breeze
  • 2003: Amy Randall
  • 2002: Mary Kay Basset
  • 2001: Brook Petty
  • 2000: David Crosby
  • 1999: Bob Boeberitz
  • 1998: Jack DelGado & Daniel Jones

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