NORTH CAROLINA SHELL CLUB

SHELL SHOW

AWARD WINNERS 2016


Scientific Trophy Winners:

 

Best NC Collection

Brady Semmel - "Greetings From the Beaches of NC "

 

Best Scientific Shell Photography

Jeannette Tysor - "Melongena corona"

 

Best Fossil Exhibit

Greg Curry - "Genus Livenia"

 

Alta VanLandingham Award for Best Self-Collected Exhibit

Jeannette Tysor & Ed Shuller - "Malacologists Important in Describing NC Marine Mollusks"

 

Single Shell Self-Collected

Bill Bennight - "Spondylus varius"

 

Single Shell Any Source

Greg Curry - "Tenebrincola cukri"

 

Best Small Scientific Exhibit

Doug Wolfe - "Gooey Duck"

 

Junior Exhibit

Amelia Vasquez - "High Tide Pride"

 

Best Novice Collection

Jordan Maye Dickinson - "Florida's Finest"

 

Dean & Dottie Weber Environmental Awareness Trophy

Jim & Linda Brunner - "Oh What Tangled Webs We Weave"

 

Dupont Trophy

Jeannette Tysor & Ed Shuller - "Malacologists Important in Describing NC Marine Mollusks"

 

Conchologists of America Trophy

Gene Everson - "Worldwide Self-Collected "

 

 

Artistic Trophy Winners:

 

Arts & Crafts Using Shells

Irmgard Cate - "Shell Time" (Designs in actual pocket watches)

 

Sailor's Valentine

Irmgard Cate - "Save the Turtle "

 

Junior Arts & Crafts

Amelia Vasquez - "Ceramic Snail"

 

Artistic Photography (Not Shells)

Ron Hill - "Arrow Crab with Purple Fan"

 

Artistic Photography (of Shells)

Kersti Riehl - "Brazilian Still Life"

 

People's Choice Award

Brady Semmel - "Greetings From the Beaches of NC"

 

Judge's Special Award Ribbons

John Timmerman - "Selected Components of Shell Show Exhibits"

Sue Ann Whittick - "Doll House for a Mermaid"

Harold Brown - "Shells Under Glass"

Amelia Ann Dick - "The Ultimate Shell Location - Hydrothermal Vents and ALVIN (DSV-2)"

Linda Brunner - "Shell Ornaments "