Idaho State Historic Society announces winners
The Idaho State Historical Society has announced this year’s winners of the 2018 “Esto Perpetua” Award. The “Esto Perpetua” award will be presented to nine individuals, one family, one museum and one organization for outstanding accomplishments in preserving and promoting Idaho’s heritage this year.
“Each recipient has demonstrated a truly exceptional level of achievement in their efforts to preserve a part of Idaho’s heritage,” said Janet Gallimore, ISHS Executive Director.
The 2018 awardees are:
North Idaho Museum, Coeur d’Alene
Robert “Bob” Tatko, Lewiston
Michael B. Peterson, Grangeville
Daniel Miller, M.D., Lewiston
The Syringa Club, Sweet-Montour
The Eld Family, Boise
Jesse Walters, Boise
Rick Ardinger, Boise
Diane Josephy Peavey, Hailey
Fay Sweeten Cottle, Malad
Ken Rogers, Salmon
LaDean Harmston, Idaho Falls
Named for the state motto which translates to “let it be perpetual,” the Esto Perpetua Awards began in 1999 to honor individuals or groups for professional accomplishments, public service, volunteerism and philanthropy related to preservation of Idaho’s heritage.
The award ceremony will be held June 4th, 2018, at 5:30 at Idaho’s Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. To purchase tickets, click here.
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