Virginia Cole Award

The Virginia Cole Community Service Award is presented to an individual in gratitude for outstanding, long-term contributions to the Town of Andover.

CRITERIA:

Outstanding, long-term contributions to the Town in an elected, appointed or volunteer role or a combination of these.

PROCESS:

Nominations are accepted from any Andover resident. Nominations will also be solicited from Town committees, boards and volunteer groups.

Selection Committee: The Selection Committee will be comprised of the Chair of the Andover Select Board (or his/her designee), Chair of the School Committee (or his/her designee) and the Town Moderator.

PRESENTATION OF THE AWARD:

The award will be presented at the Annual Town Meeting. It may not be given annually but should be awarded as truly exceptional individuals are identified. A bowl will be presented to the recipient and a plaque will be hung in the Town Offices with the inscription of the recipient’s name.

Email your nomination to manager@andoverma.gov or you can fill out a nomination form here

Previous Virginia Cole Award Recipients
2019 - Richard Bowen
2018 - Donald Cooper
2017 - Rosalyn Wood
2016 - John Hess
2015 - Karen Herman
2014 - Albert Retelle
2013 - Tina Girdwood
2012 - Joanne Marden
2011 - Robert French
2010 - Alfred Koch & Edward Morrissey
2009 - Gerald Silverman
2008 - Donald Robb
2007 - Dr. Douglas & Ruth Dunbar
2006 -  Dorothy Bresnahan
2005 - James Doherty, Peggy Keck, Nat Smith
2004 - Norma Gammon
2003 - Fred & Susan Stott
2002 - Robert & Margaret Pustell
2001 - Virginia Cole