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Area 4 Nancy Stephenson Memorial Trophy

The Nancy Stephenson Memorial Trophy

Award Description:  Traveling bowl with a red quilted carrying case

First Awarded:  1987

Donated by:  Dean Stephenson in memory of his wife, Nancy, who was a member of the Great River Echoes Chapter of the Quad Cities, IL & IA

Presented by:  Area 4 Director

Awarded to:  The highest ranking small chorus, having 25 members or less.

To Determine Winner:  List those choruses with 25 or fewer chapter members. (Requires information from the Corporate Office of membership numbers for all Area 4 competing choruses as of April 1 chapter charter renewal.)   Of those listed, the chorus with the highest rank is the recipient.
If there are no competing choruses with 25 or fewer chapter members, the award is not presented for that year and is kept by the ACJC. The Area ACJC has the responsibility of obtaining the membership count of each chorus.

Tie is broken by:  The chorus attaining the highest Singing category score; if that does not break the tie, then by the highest Music category score.


Year                            Chorus

1987                           Chord-a-lettes
1988                           Chord-a-lettes
1989                           Chord-a-lettes
1990                           Chord-a-lettes
1991                           Chord-a-lettes
1992                           Great River Echoes
1993                           Shoreline Sounds
1994                           (not presented)
1995                           Chord-a-lettes
1996                           Chord-a-lettes
1997                           (not presented)
1998                           Sound Celebration (name change 1995 from Chord-a-lettes)
1999                           Sound Celebration
2000                           Sweet Harmony
2001                           Sound Celebration
2002                           Sound Celebration
2003                           Sound Celebration
2004                           Sound Celebration
2005                           Sweet Harmony
2006                           Covered Bridge Country
2007                           Misty River Music Makers
2008                           Misty River Music Makers
2009                           Misty River Music Makers
2010                           Covered Bridge Country
2011                           Misty River Music Makers
2012                           Misty River Music Makers
2013                           Misty River Music Makers
2014                           Misty River Music Makers
2015                           Misty River Music Makers
2016                           Bluegrass Harmony
2017                           Bluegrass Harmony
2018                           Harmony Magic


Last Reviewed/Updated:  June 22, 2018