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PROBE Outstanding Achievement Awards

Starting in 2000, PROBE began presenting the Outstanding Achievement Award. This award was discontinued in 2004, but re-established again in 2010.

In the same vein of the "old" International PR Awards, the PROBE Outstanding Achievement Awards will be announced each year at the PROBE General Session at International Conventions.

Each winner will receive a handsome certificate and Society-wide recognition. After the announcements at the annual PROBE meeting and one of the contest sessions at the International Convention, the list of recipients will appear in the convention bulletin, and later, The Harmonizer, LiveWire, PROBEmoter, The PROBE website and Facebook page.

Criteria for these awards to Districts, chapters, quartets, or individuals is:

1. Creativity
2. Impact
3. Exposure
4. Results

Sources for this input will be from the staff in Nashville, The Harmonizer, district publications, chapter bulletins, PROBE officers and individuals. The PROBE Officers will make the final selection.

This is in no way connected to the PROTY award however some of those winners may also make this list.

Members of Society Affiliates are also eligible for these awards.

We are not looking to recognize only "the best", we are looking to recognize those who do an outstanding job and can be an example to others and inspire them to believe that they too can accomplish such deeds.

Award Winners are (click on year for details):

2015
Keith Eckhardt; Casey Parsons; Tom Shillue (RedEye & The Five on Fox News Channel, plus the JImmy Fallon Show with the Ragtime Gals); JImmy Fallon (The Tonight Show & Ragtime Gals)

2010
American Harmony (movie); BarbershopHQ.com; John "Montana Jack" Fitzpatrick; Scipio Garling; Eddie Holt; Lorin May; Mike McGee; The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brian; Jeff Ulrich; Westminster Chorus

2004
The Alexandria Harmonizers; The Vocal Majority; Sgt. David Witt, 7th Army Band; Steve Tremper; Grady Kerr; Toronto Northern Lights Chorus, The Big Chicken Chorus; David Wagner; Nashville, TN, Memphis, TN and Central Alabama chapters; Rich Taylor; Dan Lindroos & Mt. Baker, WA chapter; "United We Sing"; Saltaires; Four on The Floor quartet; Great Quartets radio shows; Christopher Baker; Benjy Trollop; Vantastix

2003
American Profile Magazine; The Surftones of Florida; San Angelo, TX Chapter; Jack Watters & Randy Burnett; Dr. Don Blank & Terry Beek; West Town Sound (CO); Lynn Hauldren; Michigan Jake; The Vocal Majority; Bill Galloway of Bedford/Sackville Chapter (NB/NS)

2002
The 2001 Nashville International Convention Webcast; Kanno Tetsuo and Kazao Matsummara; Steve Currington; Phil DeBar; The Applause Show; Power Play; The Gas House Gang; The Westchesteraires; Alexander Boltenko; The Vocal Majority; OK Chorale quartet

2001
Fran Seibert; Ken Kespohl; Great American Chorus, Gas House Gang, Fremont Nebraska Pathfinder Chorus and Dr. Greg Lyne; Phil Ricks; The Hawkeye Four; Doug Ellis, Don Pyper, Fred Beattie, Peter Firth, Bev Petch and Dave Aitken; Robben & Steve Morin; Dick Campbell; Scott Hoge; The Checkered Flag Four; Reed Sampson; Clark Jellison; Jessika Diamond; Millennium; Jerry & Kim Orloff; Freestyle; Tim Hanrahan, Roger Lewis, Robb Ollett, John Miller, Todd Anderson, Jim Bagby, Bob Morrissey

2000
Acoustix; Steve Denino; Jack Wilcox; The Dapper Dans; Jim Nugent; Metropolis; The Singing Buckeyes, The Ritz, Metropolis and Greg Lyne, Dan Daily; Masters of Harmony; Riptide; The Gas House Gang; Phil Byrd and Janet Shapiro; Dean Snyder; Ruth Blazina-Joyce; Charlie McCann; Dick Taylor and Dave Stadtmauer; David Bowen

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