Brendan 2016 Award Winners

The Brendan Sailing Program culminates with the awards ceremony, which recognizes the accomplishments of students and volunteers who participated during the season. During this celebration, students and volunteers are honored by the program's founder, James Muldoon. This year, Mr. Muldoon welcomes a new Brendan president, Joanne Dorval, who has worked on the program in addition to serving as vice president of administration for METCOR Ltd., and its largest division, Learning Systems International in Washington, D.C.

 

2016 Award Recipients

Tara McCarthy - The Daniel H. Gottlieb Award

"For the parent volunteer contributing the most to the success of the Brendan Sail Training Program for Youth with Learning Differences"

Peter Webber - The Franklin J. "Jerry" & Kathryn M. Wood Outstanding Achievement Award

"For the camper whose example, leadership and outstanding achievement contributed so much to the success of the Brendan Sail Training Program for Youth with Learning Differences at St. Mary's College of Maryland (Primary Level)"

Colin McKone - The Howard and Jean Kluttz Nogutsnoglory Award

"For the sailor whose example, leadership and outstanding achievement contributed so much to the success of the Brendan Sail Training Program for Youth with Learning Differences at Annapolis Sailing School"

William McKinney - The Arthur A. Birney Outstanding Achievement Award

"For the camper whose example, leadership and outstanding achievement contributed so much to the success of the Brendan Sail Training Program for Youth with Learning Differences at St. Mary's College of Maryland (Advanced Level)"

Dillon Kelley - Molly Mahoney Award

"For the volunteer(s) contributing the most to the success of the Brendan Sail Training Program for Youth with Learning Differences"

Patton Ewing - The Kurt M. Lowman Award

"For the DONNYBROOK crew member(s) contributing the most to the success of the Brendan Sail Training Program for Youth with Learning Differences"

Patton and Debra Ewing - The Chairman's Award

"In recognition of Lifetime Contribution to Transforming the lives of youth with learning differences"