Norwood Awards

Bethesda established the prestigious Norwood Award in 1998 to recognize individuals and groups who have given many years of extraordinary support and service to our mission. The award is named for John F. Norwood, former President and CEO of Bethesda, who led the organization more than 30 years.

Norwood Award Past Recipients

2019

Barbara B. Clements, Former Women’s Board President

Judith A. Lindquist, Bethesda Meadow Volunteer

2018

Alphonse Poelker, Retired Senior Vice President, Bethesda Health Group

Robert and Charlene Zinkl, Bethesda Dilworth Volunteers

2017

Harris Frank

Jeanette Kille

2016

David M. Culver

Maud Jeanty

2015

Patricia P. Kapsar

Catherine M. Reiss

2014

John W. Rowe

2013

Juanita Hinshaw

Robert Morris

2012

Earle H. Harbison, Jr.

Robert L. Neuenhahn

2011

George W. Clements, Jr.

Mary Lou Hester

2010

The Charles Foundation

Kenneth J. Kolkmeier

2009

Peter B. Krombach

Ray Routh

2008

Ruth Kohl

James F. Sertl, M.D.

2007

Margaret B. Grigg

Marie S. Zucchero

2006

Joseph E. Birk, Jr.

Doris Svoboda

2005

Jacqueline Shillington

2004

John P. Baird

Dr. James D. McKelvey

2003

Earl K. Dille

Mary F. Hamm

2002

Bray O. Hawk, M.D.

Arthur E. Wright, Jr.

2001

David L. Fleisher

Charles G. Schott, Jr.

2000

Robert C. Drews, M.D.

Gilbert Novotny

1999

Jeanne Felker Bland

Albert J. O’Brien

1998

John F. Norwood

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