Christian Achievement Awards


CHRISTIAN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS TO DATE

  • 2016 Rita Hohlstein, Occupational Therapist
  • 2015 Schoenstatt Sisters for their promotion of Marian devotion
  • 2014 100th Year Anniversary Celebration. No Christian Achievement Award given.
  • 2013 Cistercian Sisters of Valley of Our Lady Monastery.
  • 2012 Sister Georgeann Roudebush, Resource Team Chaplain for Agrace Hospice Care, as well as a monthly trainer for many volunteers.
  • 2011 Msgr. Kenneth J. Fiedler, Pastor, Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, was instrumental in reopening the Catholic Multicultural Center.
  • 2010 Ralph Middlecamp, Director of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul-Madison and surrounding area.
  • 2009 Jean Elvekrog, Chair of the Children’s Library Service Center, Board Member for Catholic Charities, active volunteer in church and community activities
  • 2008 Peggy Weber, Director of Parish nursing, St. Mary’s Hospital, Hospice volunteer, community grief counselor
  • 2007 Emmett Schulte, manager of Madison Food Pantry Garden Project, and Mary Ann, volunteer for Pregnancy Helpline.
  • 2006 Alice Seelow, Manager and Director, St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry
  • 2005 William Rieder, volunteer at Guadalupe Center, Salvation Army, Wilmar Center, Apostolate to the Handicapped, Port St. Vincent, St. Martin House
  • 2004 Beverly DeGroot-outstanding volunteer at Nazareth House, St. Martin House and St. Vincent de Paul
  • 2003 Liz Osborne, director, Care Net Pregnancy Center of Dane County
  • 2002 Romilia Schlueter, Director, Guadalupe Pastoral Center
  • 2001 Glen Reichelderfer, Director, Port St. Vincent
  • 2000 Father Thomas Campion, Apostolate to the Handicapped
  • 1999 Habitat for Humanity
  • 1998 Madison Area Literacy Council - founders Raymond and Ernestine Wagner, the volunteers and staff
  • 1997 Pastor, staff and members of Grace Episcopal Church, sheltering homeless
  • 1996 Wisconsin Harvest-volunteer food service to the hungry, Joseph Hildebrandt, Co-Chairperson and Director and Jan Eddy, Co-Chairperson
  • 1995 Mothers of Simpson Street (MOSS) Louree Holly, Exec. Director/Board President
  • 1994 Nancy Beatty and Francis Darr, Co-Presidents of U.W. Pro-Life Action League 
  • 1993 St. Vincent de Paul for 161 years of service to the needy, Ralph Middlecamp, Director
  • 1992 Golden Care (division of older Adult Services), St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center
  • 1991 Transitional Housing Inc., shelter for homeless, Lester Stohm, Director
  • 1990 Rosemary Berchem, St. Mary’s Hospital employee, numerous volunteer activities
  • 1989 Hospice Care Inc., Mrs. Mary Michel, Executive Director-accepting the award on behalf of the organization for its dedication in serving terminally ill patients in the community
  • 1988 Dr. William Rock, community enrichment, outstanding, caring physician
  • 1987 Al Rydstrom, outstanding volunteer, despite disease
  • 1986 Hedwig Pertzborn, “behind the scenes” volunteer, Lamp and other community service
  • 1985 Paul Ashe, community service: meal program, St. Paul’s
  • 1984 Margaret Straub, lifetime work with the poor and hungry at Blessed Martin house
  • 1983 Carol and Marguerite Jones, devoted foster parents
  • 1982 Coletta-James House - care of the developmentally disabled women
  • 1981 Sisters of Nazareth, Stoughton, care of the sick and elderly
  • 1980 Jean Stewart, 20th district alderwoman, vigorous work on the Madison City Council in closing nude entertainment establishments
  • 1979 Father Tony Karls, award to all hospital Chaplains
  • 1978 Rev. Richard Pritchard, D.D., leader of group to bring sexual morality back to the Madison area
  • 1977 Sr. Rebecca, St. Mary’s Hospital Administrator, defense of the high-risk infant care program at the hospital
  • 1976 Joanne Duren (member of the Legislature), for backing pro-life legislation
  • 1975 Citizens Concerned For Our Community, Joseph Juno, Representative.
  • 1974 Micki Harper, Pres. Wisconsin Citizens Concerned for Life
  • 1973 Boro, Cartoonist - Madison Newspapers, Inc.
  • 1972 Mayor William Dyke, City of Madison

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