BFSC Annual Awards Banquet 2017

BFSC Goals

  • Promote figure skating in Birmingham and the surrounding areas
  • Encourage the instruction, practice and advancement of its members in all disciplines of figure skating
  • Provide support for skating members participating in USFSA competitions
  • Create opportunities for local skaters to showcase their talents
  • Provide educational opportunities related to skating for skaters, coaches and other members
  • Provide the necessary path for local skaters who aspire to National, International, and Olympic competition
  • Encourage and cultivate a spirit of fraternal feeling among its skating members
  • Carry out the general policies and objectives of the USFS

our Board of Directors 2017-2018

Heather Gonzalez

President

Karen Litwiniec

Vice President

Erin Eggler

Secretary & Membership Chair

Paulina Taylor

Treasurer and Safe Sport Chair

Cindy Harper
Test Chair

Amanda Baker

Tama Blackstone

Dehnese Hardin

Kristen Hipolito

Penny Jamieson

Emily Sanders

Ralph Schrock

Michelle Waites

Jennifer White

Philip Willett


Annual Awards Banquet

2016-2017 Annual Award Recipients

Dawn Balch Most Improved Non Qualifying Skater: 

Isabel Morrisse
Tracee Moseley Most Improved Qualifying Skater:

Gloria Marshall
Bernice Huffman/Adele Fullerton Mentor's Award: Emily Sanders
Mrs Theodore Kinum President's Awards: Kristen Hipolito
Haskins Bowman Adult Skater of the Year - Point System: 

Anita Saxena
Charlotte Howar Skater of the Year - Point System:

Emily Sanders
Betty Bostwick Sportsmanship Award: Anita Saxena
Priscilla Fowler Peer Choice Award: Claire Rivas


2015-2016 Award Recipients 
Dawn Balch Most Improved Non Qualifying Skater: Madeline Smith
Tracee Moseley Most Improved Qualifying Skater: Claire RIvas
Herbert L Hollowell Standard of Excellent Award: Michaela Slocum
Bernice Huffman/Adele Fullerton Mentor's Award: Ashley Deavers
Mrs Theodore Kinum President's Awards: Dona Mezick
Haskins Bowman Adult Skater of the Year - Point System: Emily Sanders
Charlotte Howar Skater of the Year - Point System: Claire Rivas
Betty Bostwick Sportsmanship Award: Michaela Slocum
Priscilla Fowler Peer Choice Award: Claire Rivas

2014-2015 Award Recipients
Dawn Balch Most Improved Non Qualifying Skater: Amy Yang
Tracee Moseley Most Improved Qualifying Skater: Sarah Bamford
Herbert L Hollowell Standard of Excellent Award: Lane Schifano
Bernice Huffman/Adele Fullerton Mentor's Award: Bonnie DeCarlo
Mrs Theodore Kinum President's Awards: Judee Evans
Leslie Burnett Award for Excellence in Ice Dance: Julia DeCarlo
Haskins Bowman Adult Skater of the Year - Point System: Becca Guthria
Charlotte Howar Skater of the Year - Point System: Alyssa McDougal
Betty Bostwick Sportsmanship Award: Anna Blankenship
Priscilla Fowler Peer Choice Award: Claire Rivas

2013-2014 Award Recipients
Dawn Balch Most Improved Non Qualifying Skater: Michaela Slocum
Tracee Moseley Most Improved Qualifying Skater: Kim Harris-Heitkam
Herbert L Hollowell Standard of Excellent Award: Meme Myers
Rosemary Reid Landovsky Coaches Award: Marilyn Evans
Bernice Huffman/Adele Fullerton Mentor's Award: Eric Mumper
Mrs Theodore Kinum President's Awards: Peggy Schifano
Marylin Warth Dedication to Skating Award: Cindy Harper
Haskins Bowman Adult Skater of the Year - Point System: Kim Harris-Heitkam
Charlotte Howar Skater of the Year - Point System: Julia DeCarlo
Betty Bostwick Sportsmanship Award: Elizabeth Jason
Priscilla Fowler Peer Choice Award: Michaela Slocum

2012-2013 Award Recipients 
Dawn Balch Most Improved Non Qualifying Skater: Sarah Bamford
Tracee Moseley Most Improved Qualifying Skater: Grace Ji
Herbert L Hollowell Standard of Excellent Award: Lexi Walton
Bernice Huffman/Adele Fullerton Mentor's Award: Michelle Badgley
Mrs Theodore Kinum President's Awards: Tim Harper
Haskins Bowman Adult Skater of the Year - Point System: Erica Miller
Charlotte Howar Skater of the Year - Point System: Julia DeCarlo
Betty Bostwick Sportsmanship Award: Bonnic DeCarlo
Priscilla Fowler Peer Choice Award: Julia DeCarlo

2011-2012 Award Recipients 
Dawn Balch Most Improved Non Qualifying Skater: Gloria Marshall
Tracee Moseley Most Improved Qualifying Skater: Alyssa McDougal
Herbert L Hollowell Standard of Excellent Award: Audrey Harper
Bernice Huffman/Adele Fullerton Mentor's Award: Michelle Badgley
Mrs Theodore Kinum President's Awards: Karen Litwiniec
Haskins Bowman Adult Skater of Year - Point System: Kim Heitkam
Charlotte Howar Skater of the Year - Point System: Audrey Harper
Betty Bostwick Sportsmanship Award: Erica Miller
Priscilla Fowler Peer Choice Award: Preston Culpepper

BFSC Annual Awards Banquet 2016

ACTIVITIES

BFSC activities range from USFSA testing and competitions to Club Night activities for fellowship and fun. The club also provides opportunities to showcase the skating talents of its members through recitals, exhibitions and shows.

As a non-profit organization, funding of BFSC is through membership fees and fund raising activities. The money is dispersed to pay for test sessions, competition, coach’s fees, judge’s expenses, recital expenses, skating seminars and other activities of the club.

Read BFSC's Bylaws here.

Karen Litwiniec and Cindy Harper
Chair and Co-Chair, 2016 National Theatre On Ice, BFSC President and Vice President

BFSC Annual Banquet 2016

SAFE SPORT

BFSC  is committed to creating a safe and positive environment for members’ physical, emotional and social development and ensuring that it promotes an environment free of misconduct.