Citizen of the Year

Blowing Rock and the High Country are a wonderful place to live and visit. A big reason for this is the hard work and dedication of it citizens. Each year the Blowing Rock Rotary Club recognizes the person who had the greatest impact on the Town of Blowing Rock and the surrounding High Country area by selecting it’s Rotary Citizen of the Year. Past recipients of this prestigious award were:

2017: Charles Sellers
2016: Wendy Estes
2015: Scott Fogelman
2014: Alice Salthouse
2013: Ray Pickett
2012: Tracy Brown
2011: Charles Hardin
2010: Cullie Tarleton
2009: Jerry Burns
2008: Keith Tester
2007: Owen Tolbert
2006: Dr Lynn George
2005: Lois Young
2004: Betty Howe
2003: Bill Parker
2002: Ron Oberle
2001: Ginny Stevens
2000: Kim Rogers
1999: Paul Peterson
1998: J.B. Lawrence
1997: Margaret Morris
1996: Susie Greene
1995: Roachel Laney
1994: Joyce Alexander
1993: William J. Burke
1992: Larry Hampton
1991: Douglas Townsend
1990: Robert Gibson
1989: Hovey Scoggins
1988: Charles Davant, Jr.
1987: Caroline Abernethy
1986: Sidney Greene
1985: Jerry Burns
1984: Hayden Pitts
1983: Walton Allen
1982: Carol Rapp
1981: William Koerschner
1980: Betty Pitts
1979: Muriel Kiser
1978: William Craig
1977: Charles Tarr
1976: Lena Reeves
1975: Francis Alfele