Honor Couples / Persons

2019 Honor Person – Janet Beckett

The Greater Cincinnati Dance Federation is proud to announce the 2019 Honor Person, Janet Beckett.  During the 37 years that Janet has been square dancing,  she has been an active member in seven clubs; has held several officer positions in Unicorners, one of her present clubs; supported the Federation for many years as a Federation Trustee; and has participated regularly in classes, demonstrations, special dance weekends, benefit dances and more.  Janet says that the most cherished part of square dancing has been the many friends she has made.

Past Honor Couples

Year Name(s)
2018 Kathy Skinner
2017 Gene & Ginny Record
2016 Jones, Dick & Jane
2015 Smith, Jackie
2014 Iwema, Karen & Dirk
2013 Armstrong, Bonnie & Lou
2012 Martin, Dale & Joanne
2011 Cheney, Bill & Suzanne
2010 Wegman, Bev
2009 Bertram, Ron & JoAnn
2008 Johnson, Denise
2007 Carney, Barry & Peggy
2006 Day, Maxine
2005 King, Gordon & Marianne
2004 Petrillo, Babe & Rosemary
2003 Kogon, Larry & Susan
2002 Hesse, (Mel) & Betty                                  
2001 LaRose, Jim & Peggy
2000 Henry, Ron & Emily                                          
1999 Lucas, Nick & Emma 
1998 Ebbing, Ruth Ann
1997 Groen, Bob & (Sally)
1996 Forsyth, Mel & Mary
1995 Owens, Estil & Betty
1994 Dorsey, Fred & Barb
1993 Stiehl, (Bill) & Justine
1992 Heine, George & (Mary)
1991 Poppe, (Carl) & Vera
1990 Davis, Dick & Edie
1989 Dews, (Gayle) & Irene 
1988 Josephson, Tom & Betty
1987 Ehler, Charlie & Jo
1986 McCarthy, (Al) & Jean
1985 Blasing, Elmer & Joann
1984 Fischer, (Howard) & Hilda
1983 Mueller, Joe & Faye                                      
1982 Stivers, (John) & Jean
1981 Heisman, (Gus) & (Marian)
1980 Balz, Charlie & Jo
1979 Jackson, (Howard) & (Madeline)
1978 Kohrman, Jim & (Bev)
1977 Stall, (Richard) & Ginny
1976 Key, (John) & (Audrey)
1975 No Record
1974 Shelton, (Ken) & (Paula)
( ) indicates “deceased”