Corrals & Posses

2016 Award Winners

Co-Founders “Best Book” Award
1st Place:
Glen Sample Ely, The Texas Frontier and the Butterfield Overland Mail, 1858-1861 (Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016)

2nd Place:
Charlotte Hinger, Nicodemus: Post Reconstruction Politics and Racial Justice in Western Kansas (Norman Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016)>


Coke Wood Award for Monographs & Articles
1st Place:
Kevin McReady, "The Story of Montana's Fur-Bearing Trout"
Member of Northwest Montana Posse

2nd Place:
Brian Dervin Dillon, Ph.D."Sports at the Forts"
Member of the Los Angeles Corral of Westerners

3rd Place:
Janolyn G. Lo Vecchio, B.S. Ed,
"Dr. Clara Schell: Pioneer Arizona Territory Optometrist, Suffragette, and Community Leader" Member of the Adobe Corral, Tucson, AZ


Philip A. Danielson Award for Best Programs
1st Place:
“Life and Times of Tom Jeffords,” Cochise County Corral

2nd Place:
“Sheriff Big Joe Nanger and Shootout at McCarthyville,” Northwest Montana Posse, Kalispell, MT

3rd Place:
“A Historical Perspective of the Westerners – Who, When, Where, How and Why,” Denver Posse


Fred Olds Western Poetry Award
1st Place:
Gary Turner, LA Corral, for five poems in Westerners Los Angeles Corral Cowboy Poetry Keepsake: "Bucking Horse and Bronc Rider,” "Cowboy Reality," "One Bad Bull," “The New Hat Band,” and “The Three-Legged Pig”

2nd Place:
Tim Heflin, LA Corral, for two poems in Los Angeles Corral Cowboy Poetry Keepsake “The Sage of the Store” and “Coso, the Clamper Jackass”


Heads Up Award
Top Foreign Corral: “English Westerners Society” of London, England
Top Small Corral: “Jedediah Smith Corral” of Hot Springs, South Dakota
Top Large Corral: “Los Angeles Westerners Corral” of San Gabriel, California

Westerners University Chapter Scholarship Award for Academic & Leadership Excellence
Ashley Wilson, Graduate Student, Northwestern Oklahoma State University
Corral sponsor: Triple R Corral



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