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Congrats to all the nominees!

Amba

On Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 12:11 PM, Carol O'Connell <[log in to unmask]>
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> I want to share the winners of the Master William Blackfox awards for AS
> 51. Although we don't have any category winners from Calontir, we have lots
> of nominations, and I think they deserve special recognition. Sincere
> thanks to all our kingdom's hardworking chroniclers, for keeping the
> populace well-informed and for keeping our baronies in compliance with
> Society requirements.
>
> The complete list can be found on the Kingdom's Chronicler website:
> http://chronicler.calontir.org/Blackfox_Awards_print_AS51-1.pdf
>
> Below is a list of the categories, the winners, and the Calontir nominees.
>
> Communication is a Good Thing. Congratulations to all of our Calontiri
> chroniclers!
>
> Conna
> Kingdom Chronicler
>
> PS: I'll have certificates to hand out as soon as I receive them from
> Society. I'll keep you posted on this.
>
>
> Greetings Gentle Readers,
>
> Every year it is as if Christmas has come early for me-it’s the most
> wonderful time of the year! Time for the Master William Blackfox Awards!
>
> Each of your kingdom chroniclers and staff painstakingly pored over each
> newsletter from Anno Societatis LI -- 51 --and gifted me with the very best
> from their kingdom. This is my third year overseeing these awards and every
> year, I am inspired and amazed. The commitment each chronicler, artisan,
> wordsmith, photographer, and scholar has given brings beauty and richness
> to the Dream.
>
> Through your hard work the pride and love you each have for your craft,
> your group, and your kingdom shows through. I am awestruck and humbled by
> your efforts. I wish to congratulate each of the nominees from around the
> Known World.  You have represented your groups and kingdoms with
> distinction. Well done, all of you. *Well done!*
>
> The kingdom chroniclers have my deepest gratitude for the hours spent
> considering each nomination; your endeavors brought so many marvelous works
> to my desk. Thank you; your continued dedication inspires me. I further
> extend my gratitude to my judges for their assistance in selecting the
> winners. Recipients of this prestigious award will receive a *Blackfox*
> token, a certificate and the right to use “*Master William Blackfox Award
> Winner*, category, AS LI (51)” in their newsletters along with the
> *Blackfox* logo.
>
> I present to you the Master William Blackfox Awards for A.S. 51!
>
> My congratulations,
>
> Mistress Arianna Stefana Falconi, OP
>
> Society Chronicler
>
>
>
> *Best Overall Newsletter*   This does not necessarily mean the
> best-looking newsletter, but rather the newsletter which best meets the
> needs of the local group or guild for which it is published. It should
> accurately reflect the status of the group and be a valuable tool for
> growth and promotion of SCA goals and ideals. This title is awarded to the
> newsletter and the Chronicler.
>
> *Winner: *Caid: *The Seraph*, Barony of the Angels; Chronicler: Samthan
> Sidhbh Ni Dhochartaigh
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: *The Aerie*, Shire of Cum An Iolair;
> Chronicler: Lord Niccolo
>
>
>
> *Best Layout and Design*   For the best-looking newsletter in balance and
> style. Awarded to the newsletter and the Chronicler.
>
> *Winner: *Drachenwald: *Knightingale*, Barony of Knights Crossing; Chronicler:
> Lady Catalina de Zaragoza
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: *The Clarion*, Barony of Forgotten Sea; Chronicler:
> Lady Narcissa Patricia
>
>
>
> *Best Artwork*   For artwork on cover or interior of the newsletter.
> Awarded to the newsletter and the artist.
>
> *Winner: *Atlantia: Artist: Lord Demian von Hesse; Illustration, *August
> Issue Cover,* *Il Tempo*, August 2016. Barony of Ponte Alto. Chroniclers:
> Eliyahu bat Lavana and Lord Ronan mac Imair
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: Artist: THL Sorcha O’Riain; Illumination,
> *Untitled,* *Dragonflyer, *First Quarter 2017*. *Barony of Vatavia;
> Chronicler: THL Sorcha O’Riain
>
>
>
> *Best Special Issue*   For Arts & Sciences issues or other limited-focus
> issues of a geographic group (Canton, Shire, Barony, etc.). Awarded to the
> newsletter and the Chronicler.
>
> *Winner: *Middle: *The Shard - “The Sharks”, April Fools Edition 2017*; Barony
> of Shattered Crystal; Chronicler: Tiarna Cináed Ulric, Amhranai tan
> Briongloid
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: *The Oakleaf - January 2017*; Shire of
> Oakheart; Chronicler: Cerric aet Blaecac
>
>
>
> *Best Special Interest Newsletter*   This category recognizes guild
> newsletters, research newsletters, and Arts & Sciences-focus newsletters
> (such as lace-making). Awarded to the newsletter and the Chronicler.
>
> *Winner: *AEthemearc: *The Althing - A&S Issue - February 2017*,
> Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands; Chronicler: Baroness Constance Glyn
> Dwr
>
>
>
> *Best Regular Feature*   For cartoons, articles, columns, etc. which
> appear regularly in the particular newsletter. Awarded to the creator or
> feature writer and the newsletter.
>
> *Winner: *Ansteorra: *Otilia Explains It All*, Author: Lady Elena Wyth
> [writing as Otilia von Loch]; *The Serpent’s Tale, *Barony of Loch
> Soilleir; Chronicler: Lady Elena Wyth
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: *Member Review*, Author: Mistress Sofya la
> Rus; *The Parade, *Shire of Heraldshill; Chronicler: Lord Sifrid von
> Eichelborn
>
>
>
> *Best Article*   Recognizes excellence in articles appearing in a local
> newsletter. Awarded to the writer and the newsletter.
>
> *Winner: *Middle: *Liquorice, *Author: THL Johnnae Ilyn Lewis*; The
> Citadel, Spring 2017,* Barony of Cynnabar; Chronicler: Lord Gavriil
> Petrovich
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: *Calontir Customs: Words in Dispute in AS 51,
> *Author: HL Vǫlu-Ingibiǫrg*; Runestaff,* Barony of Mag Mor; Chronicler: Countess
> Morgana of Raglan
>
>
>
> *Best Poetry or Short Fiction*   Recognizes the author of an outstanding
> poem or piece of short fiction. Awarded to the writer and the newsletter.
>
> *Winner: *West: *The Lady Blushes, *Author: Jace of Golden Rivers*; The
> Vox – July Investiture 2016,* Principality of Cynagua; Chronicler:
> Morwenna of Tintagel
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: *The Calon Phoenix, *Author: Lady Dulcibella
> de Chateaurien*; The Dancing Moon – April 2017, *Shire of Calanais Nuadh; Chronicler:
> Lady Dulcibella de Chateaurien
>
>
>
> *Kingdom Chronicler’s Honorable Mentions*   Nominations which didn’t fit
> into the above categories, yet are still deserving of recognition for their
> exceptional work and/ or dedication to producing the best possible
> newsletter for the local group served.
>
> Calontir: Feature: *What’s New, In What’s Old*, THL Fionfel Songspinner, *The
> Barge*; Barony of Three Rivers; Chronicler: THL Fiondel Songspinner
>
>
>
> KINGDOM NEWSLETTER CATEGORIES
>
> *Best Cover for a Kingdom Newsletter*   Recognizes the creator of a piece
> provided for use as the cover of a kingdom newsletter. Awarded to the
> artist(s).
>
> *Winner: *Atlantia: Dame Margery Winterbourne, Illumination, *Untitiled*
> *;** The Acorn, *January 2017
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: Master Grimwulf Harland, Ink Drawing, *Coronation
> of Edward III based on 1330 image**;** The Mews, *April 2017
>
>
>
> *Best Artistic Contribution to a Kingdom Newsletter*   Recognizes the
> artist of artwork or photography used in the interior of a kingdom
> newsletter. Awarded to the artist(s).
>
> *Winner: *Caid: Lady Moriah Ferch Arthur , *Sea Dragon; The Crown Prints
> - August 2016*
>
> *Also Nominated: *Calontir: THL Geva de Kent*, Battlefield Photo; The
> Mews – March 2017*
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