1987-88 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Dela White Making Music For Those Who  Listen “The earth has music for those who listen.”  This inspiring sentence, the motto of San Antonio’s Sunshine Cottage for the Deaf, is also a fitting motto for the life of the school’s founder, Dela White.  This Volunteer Extraordinaire for 1988 has spent her volunteer career making sound… Read More

1988-89 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Candes Chumney Candes Chumney personifies all that the Junior League can develop in a person.  By nature an entrepreneur, an initiator, and an innovator, Candes learned that devotion to an ideal can result in success. This extraordinary volunteer’s long list of community activities is impressive and varied.  A quick glance at her resume… Read More

1989-90 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Margie Rust It is easy to look at someone as capable and committed as Margie and assume that she was born that way, but Margie denies this.  She gives much of the credit for her voluntarism to her mother, Sustainer Margaret Cape:  “Mother showed me what community spirit is all about.  She was,… Read More

1990-91 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Betty Osborn Biedenharn Warmth, enthusiasm, kindness, sense of humor, love of life and of people – these are words that are universally used in describing Betty Osborn Biedenharn.  A central figure in the life of San Antonio for years, Betty and her family moved to San Antonio when she was 13.  She attended… Read More

1991-92 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Agnes Harwood Fitting Tribute for a Spirit of Giving Hats off to Agnes Harwood, 1992 Volunteer Extraordinaire! Agnes, a sustainer who is mother to two Junior League sustainers, exemplifies the spirit of voluntarism through her interest in the community and concern for others. In past years, Agnes has accepted numerous leadership positions. Having… Read More

1992-93 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Phyllis Louis Vaughan Phyllis Louis Vaughan has achieved the highest leadership positions in all of her volunteer associations. However, what is more impressive is that she continues to actively participate in these organizations after the terms of these high offices have expired.  It is results and not the glory that matter most to… Read More

1993-94 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Winifred Winter Cocke Winifred’s Still Piloting the Cocke Pit Winifred Winter Cocke is an old fashioned girl who lives in a contemporary house nestled away on a street so hidden, that even lifelong residents of Alamo Heights can’t find it.  She loves God, redheads, books like “Anguished English” and the Bible, regional ceramics… Read More

1994-95 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Tookie Spoor This Volunteer Extraordinaire needs little introduction to anyone who has lived in San Antonio for any length of time. A very energetic, dedicated woman, Tookie has given her time and energy to many organizations and charities.  The Junior League was fortunate that Winifred Cocke proposed her name for membership some twenty… Read More

1995-96 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Lucy Walters Each year the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. honors a Sustaining member who exemplifies the benefits of Junior League training through her continuing volunteer contributions to the community. This Volunteer Extraordinaire, Lucy Walters, has a record of community service that is a shining example of how much impact one Junior… Read More

1996-97 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Nancy Edwards Zachry 1995-96 A talented leader, a dedicated mother, a team member, a true blue volunteer, a visionary, an inspiration.  There are not enough good words to describe Nancy Edwards Zachry.  Although she is very modest about the magnitude of the impact she has made on the San Antonio community, the beneficiaries… Read More