Gold Thread Award *

* known as the Educators' Award of Excellence through 2003

This annual EGA award recognizes individuals who, on a local and/or region level, have given freely of their time and talents to best exemplify the purpose of EGA in fostering the highest standards of excellence in the practice of the art of embroidery through an active program of education and study. (additional information)

A total of 14 awards may be given annually -- one from each region, plus a national recipient selected from among the 13.

We are pleased to recognize the following Carolinas Region recipients.


Year

Name

Chapter

Award

2012

Not Awarded

2011

Elizabeth Little

Golden Needles Chapter

Gold Thread

2010

Not Awarded

2009

Not Awarded

2008

Carolyn Braly

Tryon & Tar River

Gold Thread

2007

Not Awarded

2006

Sydney Mace

Laurel

Gold Thread

2005

Not Awarded

2004

Mary Stuart Link

Star Stitchers

Gold Thread

2003

Diane Stavola

Blue Ridge

Educators' Award

2002

Joan Allen

Blue Ridge

Educators' Award

2001

Rosemarie Novotny

Blue Ridge

Educators' Award

2000

Eleanor Greentree

Scotch Bonnet

Educators' Award

1999

Marilyn Frye

Blue Ridge

Educators' Award