Central Kentucky Historic Preservationists Honored

Congratulations to all the well-deserving people and groups being recognized by the Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation with this year's preservation awards. The awards were given during the BGT's annual meeting on June 21, 2015.

Here's the roundup:

Preservation Craftsman Award: Given to a building industry craftsman who has exhibited a strong commitment to quality craftsmanship for historic buildings.
Awarded to: Patrick Kennedy

Public Service to Preservation Award: Given to a government agency or official for service to preservation movement or to a specific project.
Awarded to: Chris Ford

Clay Lancaster Heritage Education Award: Given to an individual or group for service in researching and disseminating information about the Central Kentucky region. Larry Isenhour, Awarded to: Collecting Kentucky (Gigi Lacer/Libby Howard)

Community Preservation Award: Given to a non-governmental group or individual for service to the preservation movement or to a special preservation project.
Awarded to: St. Peter Claver and Chad Needham

Barbara Hulette Award: For efforts in preservation of Central Kentucky's history, heritage, built environment, landscape, archaeological resources, sense of community or significant endeavors. Awarded to: Fielding and Nancy Turner

Lucy Shropshire Crump Volunteer Award: Given to an individual or group who has provided exemplary service to the Blue Grass Trust throughout the year.
Awarded to: Hunt-Morgan House Docents

Lucy Graves Advocacy Award: Given to an individual or group who has exhibited advocacy leadership in supporting the historic preservation movement in Central Kentucky.
Awarded to:  Chuck Pittenger and Hayward Wilkirson

Skulker's Clock, winner of 2015 BGT Landscape Preservation Award.
Clyde Carpenter Adaptive Re-use Award: Given to an individual or group for outstanding efforts towards the rehabilitation and adaptive re-use of a building or buildings with Central Kentucky. Awarded to: National Provisions, Chase Taproom, and Seed Building in Winchester (Owner – Doug Owens)

Betty Hoopes Volunteer Service Award: Given to a volunteer or volunteers from the Antique and Garden Show Committee.
Awarded to: Kathy Chopra and Faith Harders

John Wesley Hunt Award: Given to an individual for lifetime service to the preservation movement in Central Kentucky.
Awarded to: Wendell Berry

Landscape Preservation Award: Given to an individual or group for the preservation, design, stewardship, restoration or enhancement of an historic cultural landscape in the Bluegrass.
Awarded to: Skuller’s Clock and the Legacy Trail

The Kaintuckeean was honored to receive the Lucy Graves Advocacy Award in 2013.
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