STARs Were Shining at the DENny Awards


It was a STAR-studded event as we unveiled our first-ever DENny Award Winners.  Here they are in case you missed it.

Leaders of the Year

  • Fred Delventhal, MD
  • Teryl Magee, TN


  • Bridget Belardi, PA
  • Tim Childers, TN
  • Linda Rush, TX
  • Susan Tompkins, LA


  • Lori Abrahams, IL
  • Lee Kolbert, FL
  • Anne Truger, IL


  • Peggy Barger and Jim Hopton, PA (aka J-PEG)
  • Carole Gooden, FL

Individual Blog

  • Barbara DeSantis, NJ
  • Heather Hurley, VA
  • Maria Lourdes C. Angala, Washington, D.C.
  • Tracy Standhart, NY
  • Heather Sullivan, NJ

Leadership Council Blog

  • Michigan
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Pennsylvania
  • Second Life
  • Texas

Most Creative DEN Events

  • CA LC – Grunion Run and KOCE Day of Discovery
  • MO LC – DEN at the Roasterie and Fall in Love with Discovery
  • TN LC – Best Buy on Digital Photography and A “Movie”ing Day on the TN River


  • Jessica Donaldson, SC
  • Genny Kahlweiss, CA
  • Carolyn Rains, AL

STAR Power

  • Matt Frey, Brevard County, FL

Educator Resources

  • Traci Blazosky, PA
  • Alexa Flores-Hull, AZ
  • Emma Haygood, MI
  • Lori Molt, KS
  • Beth Weeks, TX

Community Choice

  • Golden Sponge Award – Gail Braddock, TN
  • Marvelous Media Specialist – Lynda Baker, MD
  • STEM – Eileen Malick, VA
  • Best Virtual Hair (Purple Category) – Nancy Sharoff, NY

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  1. Jennifer Dorman said:

    The links to the best individual blogs can be found on slide 19 of the PPT embedded in the blog post. The list of winning Leadership Council blogs can be found on slide 21. The links to all the state blogs are located in the left side column of my blog.