To recognize those individuals who have continuously given extraordinary time and effort for the betterment of Dallas Safari Club.
Recipient(s) must have volunteered an extraordinary amount of time to help DSC on a continuous basis over a period exceeding three years.
The Immediate Past President, President, President-Elect, Immediate Past Convention Chair or Co-Chair, Current Convention Chair or Co-Chair, and Executive Director shall serve as a Committee to select the winner or winners of the award in any given year. The President shall serve as Chair of the Committee.
The award shall be presented by the President at one of the banquets at DSC’s Annual Convention each year in which there is a recipient selected. The winner will not be announced until the time of the presentation.
The recipient shall receive a plaque to retain and the recipient’s name shall be added to a permanent plaque to be located in DSC office.
There can be more than one or no winner in any given year. The award will only be given when a proper recipient has been selected.
In 2016, the Award of Excellence was renamed the Dixie Yeatts Award of Excellence.
Awards have been presented to the following persons:
|1998 Dorothy Flagg||2009 Jerry Peterman|
|1999 Judy Rhodes||2010 Frank Sweeney|
|2000 Lucy Blachly||2011 Bill Swisher|
|2001 Barbara Franklin||2012 Christine Bond & Karen Wolfe|
|2002 Mike & Phyllis Billings||2013 John Eads|
|2003 Patti Roberson||2014 David Hood & Tommy Humphries|
|2004 Richard Allen & Tommy Caruthers||2015 Jerry Mumfrey|
|2005 Stan Newding||2016 Scott Tobermann|
|2006 Jimmy Boy Watson||2017 John Patterson|
|2007 Ben Carter||2018 Richard Cheatham|
|2008 Dixie Yeatts||2019 Bob Drinjak|