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Good Sportsmanship Award

In 1991, the American Boxer Club Board of Directors established an award to be presented each year at the Annual Awards Dinner to a person who deserve special recognition for Good Sportsmanship.

What makes a Good Sportsman:
* Promotes goodwill amongst others
* Supports the activities/wins of others, extending good wishes
* Has the "good of the boxers" at heart
* Encourages others who may need encouragement
* Is courteous, friendly and kind, especially to newcomers
* Volunteers time to educate people about boxers, the club and club activities
* Displays integrity, fairness and honesty

In 2006, the AKC Outstanding Sportsmanship Award program was established to provide Parent Clubs with an Sportsmanship Medallion to award to one of its own on a yearly basis. This award honors those individuals who deserve special recognition that have made a difference in the sport of purebred dogs, embodied the AKC Code of Sportsmanship, and have been an active and valued member of an AKC member club.

The rules are few:
1. The nominee must be an ABC member in good standing.
2. To nominate, you must be an ABC member or officer of a member club.
3. Your nominee must not have been a winner in the last ten years

Please have nominations to the Good Sportsmanship Chairperson no later than February 1st of each year.
The medallion is presented each year at the Annual Awards Dinner.

John DePasqueli, Chairperson
Email:     Phone: 847-826-0202


2021 - Jean Mattheiss

2020 -- Karen Speck

2019 -- Sherry Canciamille

2018 -- Jim Fortney

2017 -- Jeff Phillips

2016 -- Bobbi Compton

2015 -- Sandy Orr

2014 -- Debbie Struff

2013 -- Ida Baum

2012 -- Kimberly Pastella-Calvacca

2011 -- Joyce Campbell, DVM

2010 -- John Connolly

2009 -- Earl Overstreet

2008 -- Eleanor Linderhom-Wood

2007 -- Tony Louwerse

2006 -- William East

2005 -- Brenda Stuckey

2004 -- Rufus Burleson

2004 -- Pat Edwards

2004 -- Wendy Wallner

2003 -- Bridget Brown

2002 -- Tracy Hendrickson

2001 -- Norman Crook

2000 -- Vanessa Everett

1999 -- Cal Gruver

1999 -- Bob Oliver

1998 -- John Connolly

1997 -- Bobbie Wagner

1996 -- Jerry Huffman

1995 -- Dr. Ted Fickes

1994 -- Eleanor Linderhom-Wood

1993 -- Earl Overstreet

1992 -- Bob Phillips

1991 -- Billie McFadden

2022 - LuAnn Gardner
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