Hall of Fame

Established in 1993, the Hall of Fame was created to honor those dancers, callers and cuers for outstanding dedication to the promotion and growth of square dance in western Carolina. Over the past two decades, 36 couples and individuals have been inducted into the Hall. Currently, 22 of those inductees are still active. In a special ceremony during the dance, certificates are presented to the recipients s in recognition of their outstanding commitment to the promotion & growth of Western Square Dancing.

Hall of Fame

1993
Bill & Edna Anderson
Joe & Ruth Corbin
Ed & Evy Essenwein
Red & Jane Radford
Earl & Mary Alice Rogers
Richard & Rubena Silver
Roy & Viola Walker
Don Williamson

1994
Lee & Sharon Bares*
Leo & Wilda Fisher
Charlie & Ingrid Perry
John & Edith Shuford           

1995
Jerry** & Judy* Biggerstaff
Cal & Dot Heiskell

1996
Hoyle & Jody Grose**

2000
Stan & Brenda Russell

2001
Doyle & Louise Cook
Dexter & Jo Ann Squibb
Bill & Flossie Stewart

2002
Jack Howie

2003
Bill & Peg Bottjer
Jane Dupree

2004
Ralph Baumgardner
Forrie & Kathy Haugh
Shorty Swanger

2005
Bill & Sandra Aycock
Paul & Marge Christiansen
Connie Hamlin Palmer

2006
Edgar & Irene Banks
Richard & Ona Sanders 

2007
Ed & Joanne Nolen

2008
Jack & Helen McConnell

2009
Ron & Carol Arnold
Bob & Virginia Walker *

2011
Ron & Jan Partin
Jim & Sandy Buckner

2012
Charlotte Kay
Charles & Janet Moore
Bob & Diana Summerhayes

2014
Neil & Rita Beasley
Carlton & Lin Bostic
Linda Maynard
Doug & Beryl Shaylor

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*  Also recipients of “Golden Slipper Award” from the Folk, Round and Square Dance Federation of North Carolina

** Also recipients of “Hall of Fame Award” from the Folk, Round and Square Dance Federation of North Carolina