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That is great! Calontir is truly full of awesome people. :)

-Eowyth

On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 8:22 AM, Amberly Brown <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Congrats to all the nominees!
>
> Amba
>
> On Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 12:11 PM, Carol O'Connell <
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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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