Awards


 

The Ethnic Heritage Council is proud to present four awards each year.

The Awards Are:


Spirit of Liberty Award

This award is given to a naturalized citizen who has made a significant contribution to his or her ethnic community and ethnic heritage, as well as to the community at large. It is presented at the Council’s annual Fourth of July Naturalization Ceremony.

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Aspasia Phoutrides Pulakis Memorial Award


Established in 1983, it is awarded to an individual or individuals who have contributed significantly to a Northwest ethnic community and to the community at large in the areas of preservation, documentation and presentation of the ethnic experience in the Pacific Northwest. Presented at the Ethnic Heritage Council’s Annual Meeting.

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Gordon Ekvall Tracie Memorial Award

This award was established in 1990 and is awarded to an ethnic performing artist who has made significant contributions to the development and presentation of the traditional arts in the Pacific Northwest. It is presented at the Ethnic Heritage Council’s Annual Meeting.

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Spirit of America Award

The recipients of this newest Ethnic Heritage Council award have enriched our Pacific Northwest region by sharing their ethnic backgrounds while pursuing their chosen professions. It is presented at a special reception held in cooperation with the City of Seattle, the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce and the American Immigration Lawyers’ Association.

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