Each year, the Junior Service League gives the John Tupper Award to someone who is actively involved in the community and who goes above and beyond the scope of volunteering. The award was created in memory of John Tupper, who was one of the most active volunteers in Summerville.
Past recipients include:
2006-2007 Steve Miller, 2007-2008 William Sullivan, 2008-2009 Holly and Mike Patterson, 2009-2010 JJ and Beth Messervy, 2010-2011 Russ Cornette, 2011-2012 Mike Hinson, 2012-2013 Katie Stagliano, and 2013-2014 Rep. Chris Murphy.
The 2014-2015 John Tupper Award recipient is Sharon Benzenberg.
L to R: Pennie Folden, Sharon Benzenberg, Jamie Swift, Sarah Murray.