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Hall of Fame Inductees

1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008
2010, 2012, Couples, Stellars, Special Achievement, Organizations & Contributors

1990

Nova Stars Lance Shermoen Mary Ann Nunez
Rising Stars Phil Trau Lynn Vogen
Shining Stars Jack Carey
Hal Takier
Sandee Bryant
Annie Hirsch

1991

Nova Stars Louis Juarez Linda Cooke
Rising Stars Lowell Gosser Shirley Fietsam
Shining Stars Bob Hefner
Jack Sigler
Jackie Cobb
Mary Manzella

1992

Nova Stars Jonathan Bixby Sylvia Sykes
Rising Stars Norm Brown Carmen Kheim Garcia
Shining Stars Gil Brady Louise DelCarlo
Golden Stars
started in 1992
Maxie Dorf
Bill Joslin
Kenny Wetzel
Venna Archer
Freda Angela Wyckoff
Dixie Jones

1993

Nova Stars Rob Van Haaren Debbie Ramsey Boz
Rising Stars Robert Cordoba Sharlot Jansen Bott
Shining Stars Hal Groat
Pat (Eggers) Havenhill
Darlene (Greminger) Lind
Dawn Manganelli
Golden Stars Louie (Bart) Bartolo
George Christopherson
Eric (Rick) Hannah
Dorothy (Hart) Dominguez
Kay Vaughn Smith

1994

Nova Stars Jerry Dawson Melanie Roberts
Rising Stars Martin Parker Michelle Mayers Kincaid
Shining Stars Ron Andrews
Dave Robinson
Natalie Esparza
Darlene Goree Randle
Golden Stars Johnny Archer
Dino Ristilli
Betty Denelle Stoy
Irene Thomas

1995

Nova Stars Christopher Joe Michele French
Rising Stars Sonny Watson Diane Lynn
Shining Stars Jimmy Bontemple
Lloyd Lickert
Caroline Christy
Pat DelFante
Golden Stars Jim Davis
Jack McCann
Sue Bennett
Marie Younger

1996

Nova Stars Wayne Bott Bess Fuerstein Rodriguez
Rising Stars Lance Shermoen Sylvia Sykes
Shining Stars Robert Bryant
Jerry Cobb
Drene' DelCarlo
Shirley Fietsam
Shanna Martin Paulazzo
Golden Stars Robert Mollett
Lawrence (Lollie) Wise
Sandy Lantieri
Jean Phelps Veloz

1998

Nova Stars Robert Royston Laureen Baldovi
Rising Stars Jaime Arias Debbie Ramsey Boz
Shining Stars Michael Kheim
Paul Lindsay
Peggy Diamond
Michelle Kincaid
Golden Stars Willie Desatoff
Jack Willingham
Diane Grico
Gloria Igo

2000

Nova Stars Erik Robison Sylvia Skylar
Rising Stars Rob Van Haaren Kelly Casanova
Shining Stars Robert Cordoba
Martin Parker
Dottie Sargent Lovato
Yolanda Vargas
Golden Stars Roy Damron
Tony Genero
Lorraine Dossey
Judy Thomas

2002

Nova Stars Tip West Debbie Carter
Rising Stars Robert Royston Laureen Baldovi
Shining Stars Jaime Arias
Lowell Gosser
Sharlot Bott
Betty Brady
Golden Stars John Mills
Tommy Silvius
Karma Haltom
Gracie Saenz

2004

Nova Stars Nick Williams Corina Acosta
Rising Stars Kyle Redd Gail Arias
Shining Stars Lance Shermoen
Rob Van Haaren
Mary Ann Nunez
Sylvia Sykes
Golden Stars Jack Pina
Ernest Flip Phillips
Lola Cole
Deanna Ferrell

2006

Nova Stars Minn Vo Heidi Salerno
Rising Stars Steve Garrett Sylvia Skylar
Shining Stars Phil Trau
Sonny Watson
Debbie Ramsey Boz
Kelly Casanova
Golden Stars Jerry Igo
Jesse Naputi
Darla Cline
Nora Howell

2008

Nova Stars Ben Morris Laura Keat
Rising Stars Jeremy Otth Hilary Alexander
Shining Stars Michael Marangio
Benji Schwimmer
Rusty Frank
Joanne Harrold
Golden Stars Ray Hirsch
Jack Mattis
Gloria Cotchonis
Anne Mills

2010

Nova Star Lindy Will Ayces
Jacob Wigger
Jenny Knox
Nikki Marvin
Nova Star WCS Johnny Dessel
Pete Green
Torri Smith
Tara Trafzer
Rising Star Lindy David Frutos
Nick Williams
Kim Clever
Carla Heiney
Rising Star WCS Jordan Frisbee
Michael Kielbasa
Tatiana Mollmann
Lacey Schwimmer
Shining Star Phil Adams
Jonathan Bixby
Mark Scheuffele
Michele Adams
Carrie Lucas
Diane Lynn
Golden Stars Leon Raper
Frank Rodriguez
Buddy Schwimmer
Jackie Ford
Shirley Hartman
Dixie Hutton

2012 (Yellow Highlight denotes New Inductees)

Nova Star Lindy Augie Freeman
Stephen Sayer
Mary Fritag
Aubri Siebert
Nova Star WCS Rome Slater
Eddie Valdez
Janice Salmon
Rising Star Lindy Minn Vo
Todd Yannacone
Sarah Breck
Jo Hoffberg
Rising Star WCS Parker Dearborn
Andrew Knight
Sarah Van Drake
Deborah Szekely
Shining Star Jerry Dawson
Jack Smith
Avner Uzan
Carol Arvizo
Michele French Bower
Bess Rodriguez Feuerstein
Golden Stars Adrian Barger
Ed Cirio
James Jackson
Paula McHam
Cathy Levesque
Abra Slater

Hall of Fame Inductees - Couples

Couples

1993 Jerry and Jackie Cobb
1994 Jerry and Gloria Igo
1995 Mike and Jeannie Sullivan
1996 Herb and Rosalie Rosen
1998 George and Judy Thomas
2000 Hal and Marge Takier
2002 Monte and Nora Howell
2004 Bill and Teresa Dakin
2006 Hal and Bobbie Marchman
2008 Steve and Marie Salazar
2010 Shirley and Don Estep
Kim Clever and David Frutos
2012 Mark and Abra Slater

Hall of Fame Inductees - Permanent Stellars

Permanent Stellars

1990 Dean Collins
Frank Mannion
Jewel McGown
Betty Takier
1991 Lenny Smith
Lou Southern
Nikki Brady
Bonnie Hauser
1992 Bob Ashley Alice Scott
1993 Al White Marvel Childress
1994 Ray Fox Maxine Boyds
1995 Danny Donahoe Elaine Nay
1996 Gene Mills Connie Amatuzio
1998 Freddie Christopherson Faith Fields
2000 Dale Manchester Ida Spring
2002 Irwin Trippy Prager Chris Carolyn Lickert
2004 Jack Bridges Rosalie Rosen
2006 Charlie Kallas Teddi Pina
2008 Lawrence "Laurie" Shermoen Lynn Vogen
2010 Fred Smiley Bomka
Wayne Bott
Joyce Rogers
2012 Larry Kern Natalie Esparza

Hall of Fame Inductees - Special Achievement Awards

Special Achievement Awards

1991 Marge Peters Happy Feet
1992 Mary Collins Ms Dance Ambassador at Large
1993 Hank DiAngelo Loved by Everyone
1994 Irene Reiger Ms Congeniality
1994 Ray Walker Humanitarian
1995 Betty Corbus Bay Swingers
1995 Ron West Mr Popularity
1996 Skippy Blair Teacher's Teacher
1996 Bob Mollet Mr San Diego
1998 Laure Haile First Lady of Dance
2000 Chuck Cecil The Swinging Years
2002 Cay Cannon Master Professor of Dance
2004 Colleen Johnson Dancer/Director
2006 Fran Miller Club Supporter Extraordinaire
2008 Judy Powell Ms. Dependable
2010 Tony Fontes
Kathy Corcoran-Harris
Mr Dedication / Ambassador of Dance
Teacher Extraordinaire / Outstanding Dancer
2012 Danny Daryl
Bob Pomeroy
Polly Culbreth
Sandy Vinge

Mr. Swing Club

Hall of Fame Inductees - Organizations - Contributors

Organizations / Contributors

Top of Beardsley's
Los Angeles Swing Dance Club - Non-Profit Organization
Lindy In The Park
Ken Watanabe
Naomi Walenta
Jennifer Holland
San Diego Swing Dance Club - Non-Profit Organization
Pasadena Ballroom Association

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