Recipients of the Patriarch Athenagoras Medal

 

The National Forum of Greek Orthodox Church Musicians awards the Patriarch Athenagoras Medal to individuals who have made exemplary contributions to church music in their Metropolises. Each Metropolis Church Music Federation selects its own recipients for this national award. Below are the recipients from the Eastern Federation.

1997  †Dennis Spyros - St. John The Theologion, Tenafly, NJ

1998  Fotini Nichols - Annunciation, Baltimore, MD

1999  E. Hope Demitry - St. George, Trenton, NJ

2000  Nicholas Kyrus - St. Katherine, Falls Church, VA

2001  Maria Keritsis - SS. Constantine and Helen, Richmond, VA

2002  Christopher Kypros - Annunciation, Norfolk, VA

2003  Rev. Fr. Nicholas Bacalis - SS. Constantine and Helen, Richmond, VA  and  Katina Kehayas - St. George, Piscataway, NJ

2004  Kathryn Athanasoulas - Holy Trinity, Westfield, NJ  and  †Christos Jacavides - Annunciation, Norfolk, VA 

2005  Katherine Mathes Panagos - St. George, Bethesda, MD

2006  Susan Karcanes - Holy Trinity, Westfield, NJ  and  Ann Sophocleus - Annunciation, Baltimore, MD

2007  Gus Letras - Annunciation, Baltimore, MD  and  Drucie Papafil - Annunciation, Norfolk, VA

2008  Sondra Awad - SS. Constantine and Helen, Richmond, VA

2009  Diane Tseckares - Annunciation, Baltimore, MD

2010  Paul Petro Mavromihalis - St. George, Bethesda, MD

2011  †Patricia Roupas Sotos - SS. Constantine and Helen, Richmond, VA

2012  Renée Skrevanos Root - SS. Constantine and Helen, Newport News, VA

2013  Adam Birnbaum - St. Katherine, Falls Church, VA

2014  Virginia Botsis - St. Luke, Broomall, PA

2015  Katherine Anas Birnbaum - St. Katherine, Falls Church, VA

2016  Marie Devino - Kimisis Tis Theotokou, Holmdel, NJ

2017  Miriam Kotsonis - Holy Trinity, Westfield, NJ