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Squadron Awards

District 26 Awards to Golden Isles Sail & Power Squadron

Commander of the Year

This award is presented to a Squadron Commander who has shown outstanding leadership and possesses attributes beneficial to District 26 and USPS. The District Commander chooses the recipient, with assistance from the District Bridge.

2007 P/C Audie Holmes, JN

2009 Charles Wilsdorf, SN

Charles F. Chapman Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Each year the Educational Department conducts an Extensive search through every squadron and district to identify and recognize five of the very best instructors. This search and recognition program leads to recognition of these teachers at the USPS Annual Meeting.

2008 Cdr Charles Wilsdorf, SN

Prince Henry the Navigator Award

This award is given to the District 26 Squadron demonstrating the greatest improvement during the past year in Advanced Grades (AP, JN, and N) versus the potential for improvement at the beginning of the year.

2008 GISPS

Wolf Ewing Educational Achievement Award

This award is given to the District 26 Squadron with the highest point ratio of the sum of the members passing courses and achieving educational proficiency during the year plus members with full educational achievement, divided by the number of members as of 31 March of the year of the award.




Spark Plug Award

Recipients of the D/26 Spark Plug Award are nominated by D/26 Squadrons and selected by the district commander. Nominees are new members (less than two years) who have contributed toe most in time and effort to the USPS

2008 Lt/C Larry, AP and Lt/C Vicky Jefferis, AP

2010 Lt/C Linda Mahoney, S

USPS National Awards

Excellence in Recreational Boating Education. Provided a service that significantly impacted the public's awareness of boating.

GISPS 2008

Membership Growth Award

Presented for outstanding achievement in membership growth of 23.33

2008 GISPS

2009 GISPS

Distinction in Journalism Award

This award is presented in recognition of distinctive performance in the practice of USPS journalism.

2008 Joey Herzberg. P Editor--GISPS Porthole

2009Joey Herzbert, P Editor--GISPS Porthole

United States Department of Commerce

Cooperative Charting Honor Roll. Presented to GISPS for superior performance in providing information to the chart maintenance programs of the Office of Coast Survey.

2008 GISPS