Our members gathered at the Gallery on Tuesday June 3rd for our
annual Social. On the evening’s agenda were several events:
Scholarship Awards, the presentation of the 2014 Fairborn Sweet
Corn Festival King & Queen, the Popular Choice Awards, good
music, great food, and a wonderful time.
6 local high school
graduates received Scholarship Awards to further their education
at the college level. Four $500 awards were funded by FAA memberss
Sue Brezine, Dora Lawson, and Misuk Goltz. The recipients of
these awards were: Kayla Gress of Cedarville H.S., Feiruz Bakthir of
Stivers H.S., Abigail Schmidt of Carroll H.S., and Jessica Oldiges
of Beavercreek H.S. Two graduates received $1000 awards from
FAA/Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival: Georgia Prudden and Danielle
Birbal, both of Stivers H.S.
Carl and Rhonda Day of Fairborn were announced as the 2014
Sweet Corn Festival King and Queen. Carl has served the City of
Fairborn for 38 years as both a Police Officer and as a Firefigh
He has received numerous awards and commendations for his service
to the Fairborn community. Rhonda has worked for the City of
Fairborn, volunteered for the City Schools, and served on the
Board of the Fairborn Senior Center, as well as many other
The Popular Choice awards were also presented this night. Each FAA
member may bring in two works to display during the Social. All
attendees may vote on their choice of three works to win a
ribbon. The First Place winner was Cindy Sayeedi. Second Place went to Tom Kinarney, Third Place to Sue Seitz. Honorable Mention Awards went to: Irene Ferriman, Linda Owen, Ed Wilson, Louise Jackson, Babs Ney, & Aileen Cave. Judges Merit Awards were given to: Sheryl Scott, Connie Weber, Jean Lutz, Billie Dickson, Nancy Draver, & Rose Schultz.
The June Social marks the end of the terms of our Board Members,
unless they have been re-elected. Our President Sue Brezine,
Vice-President Dora Lawson, and Recording Secretary Carole
Janning have stepped down to allow others to serve on the Board.
Our incoming President will be Sandy Kinnamon. Vice-President will
be Louise Jackson, and Recording Secretary will be Sheryl Scott.
All members were asked to bring a food item to the Social. Our food
tables were a bounty of goodies for all to enjoy. Entertainment was
provided by Skip Hoyt, whose performance brought smiles to everyone.