Adult Awards

Bronze Pelican Medal

A diocesan award whose purpose is to recognize the recipient's outstanding contribution to the development of Catholic youth in the program of the Boy Scouts of America.  Nomination for this recognition is made to the Indianapolis Catholic Committee on Scouting.  Form can be found on Forms page.

 

BRONZE PELICAN MEDAL PAST RECIPIENTS 

1977: Mrs. Michael Hayes, Charlene Stahl, Mary Alice Clements, Carolyn Kervan, Eleanor Sowder, Laurin Schmidt  

1978: Sandra Ward, Mrs. Frank Cardis, Janet Gumm, Mrs. Robert Kappus, Mrs. Edwin Spellman, Mrs. Lawrence Tindall, Samuel Moore  

1979: Donald Wagner, Lee Wenzlick, Stott Colburn, James Hayes, Helen McDowell, Kay Whitney  

1980: Carolyn Smith, LeRoy Mast, Chester Price, Sr. Rita Kriech, Kathleen McCoy, Frank Holzer, Jerry O'Neill   

1982: Arthur Weaver, John O'Tain, Dennis Sullivan, Jerry Marlatt, Gerald Thomas, Patricia Young  

1983: Mrs. Robert Siefker, Louis Faenzie, Fritz Embers, James Dehner, Tom Bryant, Paul Lamping, Rev. David Coats  

1984: William Williams, Jane Staehle, Frank C. Blum, Jack Boas, Nicholas Ullrich 

1985: Louis Peduto, Sister Marie Alexis Geiger, Daniel Kirby, Edmond Schneider, Robert McCann, Roger Rudolf, Robert Wagoner, Gregory Schmitt 

1986: Chester Price Jr., Lynn McKinney, Sheilah Summers, Gary Summers, Cathy Marsh, Frank G. Blum, Katherine Svarczkopf, Mary Helen Clayton, Mike Dorn  

1987: Janice Bays, Joseph Green, Eugene Hopkins, Betty Koehl, Betty Schmitt, William Wootton III  

1988: Walter Wheeler, Thomas O'Neill, B. Stephen Richards  

1989: Rev. Joseph Riedman, Susan Rolfsen, Richard Steininger, Lucy Price  

1990: Karen Tempel, Charles Tempel, Alfred Lange, Rev. Richard Ginther, William Starr Sr., Douglas J. Price, Christina Tooley, Herbert Helms, William L. Brand   

1991: Eugene Meek, Mary Meek, Rev. Joseph Beechem, Rev. Carmen Petrone, Jon Paul Dilts, P.D. Santos, Charles Butler  

1992: Julianne Seal, Joan Toloday, Roselee Jones, Pixie Reeves, Jerry Scott, James Holzer, Barbara Santos, Timothy DeBruicker 1993:I.RonHartlieb, Robert Benjamin, Bill McGuire, Rev. Donald Schmidlin, Mike Doherty

1994: J. William Taylor, Jack E. Dvorak, Leonard Grossman, Joan McKinzie

1995: Carl Pavelko, Vickie Hosler, John R. Cook, Joseph Schroeder, Annette Mullen

1996: Mr. Ethan Draddy

1997: Mary J. McCoy, Patricia Abbott, Kerry Blandford, Joseph Toussaint, William Abbott, Jane Veling

1998: Anne Dilts, Judith Wagner, Edwin Jody Berg, Jerome A. Bradford, Msgr. Harry Knueven, Tena M. Stahlhut, Joseph Ward, George Deblois, Anna Marie Brown, Patrica A. Schnarr, Mary Taylor,  Fr. Thomas Schliessmann, H. Eric Wickizer, Kim Wickizer

1999: Debra Zimmerman, Mary Lynn Cavanaugh, Robert Gerlich, Ann Tulley, Dawn Crandall and Robert Crandall

2000: Paul Zinser, Pat Craven, Bob Evsnich, Bridgett Evsnich, Dawn Elaine Doherty, Thomas David Seal

2001: Kimberly S. Cappel, Michael J. Cappel, Kathy Wiese, Debra Sojka, Michael Wiegand, Curt Wosan

2002: James Leonberger

2003: Rose Ann Harold, Sandy Higdon, Phillip Higdon, Kevin Hobbs, Sherry Jones, Thomas Jones, Michael Romy, Laurie Jean Smith, John S. Stewart, Patricia Winter, Robert M. Zetzl

2004: Brian Keith Tebbe, Michael James Prechtel, Charles Marking, Diana Marie Huber

2005: Patti Whittington, Neil Whittington, Rees Morgan, Marinelle Morgan, Stephen James, Don Orth, Shannon Robinson, Suzanne Bennett, James Patrick-Smith, Carter Keith, James Gillig, Carla Gargas, Richard Gargas, Susan Fisher. Gary M. Kubancsek

2006: Deborah K. Perkins, Steve Battiato, Tony Lang, Greg Williams 

2007: David H. Wolf, Anthony Conley, Hassie Esparza,

2009: Theresa Nees, Nancy Lea Cox, Denise Purdie Andrews

2010: Angela Walker

2011: John Hibner, Daniel Winter, Mary Jean Regoli, James Klenner, Joe Conway

2012: Thomas Kear

2013: D. Brent Hedrick, Brian Buschkoetter, Debbie Buschkoetter

2017: Toni Hamilton, Ed Isakson, Jay Brun, Richard E. Walke

2019: Steve Williams 

2020: William Brewer, Karn Harbeson, Steven Lancaster, Frank McPhillips

2022: Daniel Holder, Kerry Holder, Veronica Prechtel, Paula Sandlin

St. George Medal

Diocesan recognition of any adult, who has made significant contributions to the spiritual development of Catholic Scouts acting through the local diocese or eparchy.  Nomination for this recognition is made to the Indianapolis Catholic Committee on Scouting.  Form can be found on Forms page.

 

PAST RECIPIENTS

1960: George Rodenbaugh  

1961: Edward Jacoby, Joseph Grannan, John Shackelford  

1962: Rudolf Stumpp, Raymond Borski, Gordon Yearwood, Stephen O'Connor

1965: John Jerger Sr., Donald Geringer, August Hook, Bill Leffingwell, Alphonse Tietz  

1967: Leonard Ostendorf, Joseph Matis, Bernard Grube, Edward Howe   

1968: William Brennan, James Cawfield, Francis Cunningham, Ralph Landwerlen  

1969: Joseph Brand, Robert Langsenkamp, Joseph Lindsey, Edgar Scheidler, Edward Sinkhorn  1970: James Brinkman, Rev. Bernard Gerdon, George Kish, Carl Meth, Edward Peters  

1971: Denwood Abernathy, Richard Retterer, William Bessler, Rev. John Ryan, Stanley Seretney, Frank Svarczkopf  

1972: Rev. John Elford, Robert Jerger, John Otto, Hurley Waters, Harold Dinsmore

1973: Raymond Brown, Donald Curfman, Charles Gurnik, Raymond Myers, Ralph Sperry, William Wilkins

1974: Raymond Hillenbrand, Labron Hendrix, Raymond Shirley, Leonard Duncan, Rev. Ambrose Schneider

1975: Charles Smith, Lois Seretney, Leo Murphy, August Stinnett, Eugene Kennett

1976: Rev. Mark Svarczkopf, Ann Downs, Patrick Ridge, J. Earl Owens

1977: Cyrus Buck, Joseph Roll, Fredrick Harbridge, Antonia Nielsen, Bernard Rudolph, Ralph Downs, Dennis Smith

1978: Rosemary Waters

1979: Philip Gehl

1980: Rev. Patrick Harpeneau

1982: Chester Price Sr., Mary Alice Clements

1983: Robert McDowell

1984: Jerry O'Neill, Helen McDowell

1985: Frank Holzer, Kay Whitney

1986: Paul Lamping, Jane Staehle

1987: James Hayes Sr., Patricia Young

1988: Jack Boas

1989: John O'Tain

1990: Joseph Green

1991: William Wootton III, Eugene Hopkins

1992: Rev. Roger Rudolph, Gary Summers, Cathy Marsh, Sam Moore

1993: Gregory Schmitt, Betty Schmitt

1994: Rev. Joseph Riedman, Charles Butler

1995: Mary Meek, Rev. Donald Schmidlin

1996: Jon Paul Dilts

1997: Bill McGuire, I. Ron Hartlieb, John R. Cook, Julianne Seal

1998: Karen Temple, Kerry D. Blandford, J. William Taylor, Br. Dennis Moses, OFM Conv.

2000: Gene Meek, George Deblois

2003: Roselee Jones, Mary J. Taylor, Joseph R. Ward, Eric Wickizer, Kim Wickizer

2006:  Debora Zimmerman, Rev. Thomas J. Schliessmann, Chester Price, Jr., Jeff Powell

2010: Gary M. Kubancsek, Deborah K. Perkins

2011: Patricia Winter

2012: Stephen James, Michael Romey

2017: John Hibner, Suzanne Bennett

2018: Angela Walker 

2019: Fr. David Michael Lenz, Theresa Nees 

2020: Steve Williams

2021: Karen Harbeson

2022: Betty Koehl

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Medal

Diocesan recognition of adults that help girls develop their spiritual lives within the Girl Scouts organization.  Nomination for this recognition is made to the Indianapolis Catholic Committee on Scouting.  Form can be found on Forms page.

 

The St. Elizabeth Ann Seton recognition was inaugurated in 1980 to recognize the meritorious contributions of adults who serve Catholic youth through Girl Scouts and Camp Fire. This medal affirms the work of those who help youth develop their spiritual lives within the context of these organizations. It is ordinarily received before the St. Anne Medal is earned, but is not a requirement for receiving the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Medal.  Nomination for this recognition is made to the Indianapolis Catholic Committee on Scouting.  Form can be found on Forms page.

 

 

PAST RECIPIENTS 

1982: Ann Downs

1983: Carol Hall, Rita Walsh

1984: Sharon Seward, Ann Porter, Mary Ann Kenney, Alice Kilgore

1985: Mary Mohr, Jean Arney

1986: Carol Matthews, Christine Stewart, Ann Stieneker

1987: Mary Francis, Theresa Siefker, Diane Weustefeld

1989: Marilyn Swift

1990: Marcella Smith

1992: Mary Kay Lasher, Donna Goebbs

1993: Annette Mullen, Cheryl Rosenfeld

1994: Kathy Seckinger, Eileen Gogel

1995: Penny Moss

1996: Mrs. Kathryn L. Delpha, Mrs. LuAnn Mason

1997: Barbara Brink, Nancy Mead-Nolting, Anita Gauer

1998: Caroline Marie Mullis, Kathryn Elizabeth Gogel, Mary Lou Speigel, Terri Bradley, Diane Eckert, Susan Hines

1999: Martha Hotz, Marguerite Horcher, Theresa Sauer, Joyce Welch

2000: Sylvia Zimmermann, Mary Jungemann, Leslie Wilkens, Sheen Jones, Christine M. Seal

2002: Joan R. Brunner, Barbara Joan Gillman Lamping, Patricia McFarland, Brenda Faith Riehle, Janet J. Suding

2003: Beth Curtin, Donna Killian, 

2005: Melissa Tillar, Kathleen Tindall

2012: Julie Wagoner, Colleen Kenney 

2019: Bernadette Ewen

St. Anne Medal

Highest diocesan recognition of adults that further promotes the Catholic faith and spiritual develpment of girls and youth ministry. 

 

The St. Anne Medal is the highest national recognition for adults who serve Catholic youth through Girl Scouts and Camp Fire. The recognition was inaugurated in 1957. The purposes of the St. Anne recognition are to honor the outstanding services of adults who contribute to the spiritual development of Catholic young people in these organizations and to further Catholic adult leadership in youth ministry through these national youth-serving organizations.  Nomination for this recognition is made to the Indianapolis Catholic Committee on Scouting.  Form can be found on Forms page.

 

PAST RECIPIENTS 

1961: Geneva Clark, Mrs. Arnold Mauch

1962: Mrs. Robert Piech, Clare F. Falkner, Mrs. George Kuehn, Mrs. George Barnhill

1968: Mrs. James Babcock, Mrs. Arthur Baptisti, Mrs. John Ely, Mrs. Paul Feldhouse, Barbara Wheat, Esther Whitsett

1969: Mrs. Homer Lane, Mrs. Matthew Doyle, Mrs. Robert Trimpe, Mrs. Edward Gabonay, Mrs. Fred Dilger

1970: Mrs. Robert Allen, Mrs. John Bailey, Mrs. Leonard Duncan, Pauline Runyan, Mrs. James Schuler

1971: Mrs. Keith Spurgeon, Mrs. L. Muller, Mrs. William Brannan, Jr. 

1972: Mrs. Paul Weber, Mrs. Robert DeHoff, Mrs. Clark Byrum, Bernice Miller, Mrs. Ralph Graf

1973: Mrs. Robert Brown, Mrs. Arthur Arnold, Mrs. Harry Reimer, Mrs. Ronald Nevitte, Mrs. John Stevens, Mrs. Chester Stebnicki

1974: Mrs. James Duncan, Mrs. Stanley Lamping, Betty Murphy, Mrs. Willard Worchester, Mrs. James Panyard

1975: Mrs. Robert Williams, Mrs. Ronald Crooke

1976: Marge Maxwell, Ann Armbruster, Adelle Huber

1977: Marjorie Kurt, Pam Pugh, Rae Huffman, Patricia Young

1978: Mrs. Daniel Myers, Mrs. John Sage, Patricia Steiner

1979: Charlene Stahl

1984: Rita Walsh

1985: Sharon Seward

1996: Mrs. Cheryl Rosenfeld

1998: Kathy Jane Seckinger, Eileen Marie Gogel

2000: Kathryn L. Delpha, Barbara Brink

2001: Sheen Jones

2006: Susan Hines

2018: Colleen Kenney