1971 - Dick Price

our very 1st winner

1975 - John Peek

one of the originals

1977 & 1980 - Patty Wallace Benner

one of the originals & Beekeeper '88-'93

1981,1982,1983  - Dr. Gene Brown

Our 1st 3-time winner, then head Beekeeper '84-'98

1985,1992,1999 - Karen Peterson

Beekeeper 2000-2004

1986 - Dyna Kohler

Beekeeper 1988 to present, brought computer skills

1990, 1991 - Ed Martin

One of the originals. Beekeeper 1994-2008, served as emcee.

1993 - Drew Downey

1995, 1996, 1997-  Terrill Soules

The 2nd to win 3 in a row.  Beekeeper 1998-2010. 

1998, 2002,2003 - Beatie Divine

Beekeeper 2004 to present.

2000,2008,2014 -     Larry English

Beekeeper 2015 to present.

2001,2005,2009 -  Nancy Nethery

Beekeeper 2006 to present.

A few Past Winners - 70s-80s

Past Winners  90s- Present

2004 -  Tom Rogers

2006 -  Ed Hall

2007 -  Rand Wise

2010, 2017 (tie)  - Roula Abisamra

2011  - Alan Weakley

2012 - Erin Brooke Tone

2013 - Tony Johnson

2015 - Julie Tuttle

2016 - Katherine Dillinger

2017 (tie) - Constantina Psomas

Note that there were few or no photos taken in early bees, so not all winners are represented.  You are welcome to submit photos of early winners.  Thanks!

Also note that 2017 was our first tie!  We ran out of prepared words after 10 sudden death rounds!