AWARDS:

The Long Island Air and Space Hall of Fame 2012
Honors
HARRIET QUIMBY

In May of 2012, Giacinta Bradley Koontz was chosen to receive the honor on behalf of Harriet Quimby at ceremonies held in the atrium of the Cradle of Aviation Museum at Garden City, Long Island, NY

The three 2012 Hall of Fame Inductees were:
Jimmy Doolittle, Harriet Quimby, and William Shephard

For further information: See
Newsday Article, May 14th, 2012
www.cradleofaviation.org

Anthony Fabbo, Giacinta Bradley Koontz, Joshua Stoff

Left to Right: Anthony Fabbo, Giacinta Bradley Koontz,
Joshua Stoff

 

New York
Book Festival 2011

Honorable Mention

Pioneer Mechanics in Aviation by Giacinta Bradley Koontz, New York Book Festival 2011 Honorable Mention

Daughters of the American Revolution
History Award Medal

May, 2008

Daughters of the American Revolution History Award Medal

 

Daughters of the American Revolution pin


For more information about the Daughters of the American Revolution, go to: http://www.dar.org

Gia Koontz, Barbara Ekiss, Susan Christie, Kathryn McCorkle

Giacinta Bradley Koontz, left, receives the DAR History Award Medal from officers of the Gov. George W. P. Hunt Chapter, NSDAR, at the May 15 presentation in Mesa. Standing next to Koontz are, left to right, Barbara K. Ekiss, regent, Susan Christie, historian, and Kathryn McCorkle, recording secretary.

On May 15, 2008, Giacinta Bradley Koontz received the History Award Medal from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution for her acheivements in the preservation of America's aviation history. The award was presented by the Governor George W. P. Hunt Chapter of DAR, in Gilbert, Arizona. Special thanks go out to chapter member Kathryn McCorkle for nominating Gia for the award.

The prestigious DAR History Award Medal is given to a nominee whose study and/or promotion of some aspect of American history, on the local, regional, or national level, has significantly advanced the understanding of our nation's past. Nominees must demonstrate significant contributions to the study and/or promotion of American history outside, above, and beyond that which is required by any paid employment in order to be eligible for this award. The successful candidate's volunteer contributions to history may have been associated with any of the following: archives, manuscript collections, historical societies, libraries, museums, or other organizations focusing on history. An average of only four or five are given out annually. This is the third submission by an Arizona chapter.