“The name of this award shall be known as the Calvin B. Morrow Award and shall be recognized as the highest award given by the AFSA Carolinas Chapter, Incorporated.”
“No member shall be eligible for this award more than once.”
“The Calvin B. Morrow Award committee shall be not less than a three man committee made up of all past award winners.”
We use this forum to recognize and honor these recipients in hopes other chapter members will be inspired to strive for excellence and become trusted stewards of our industry.
Photos are not available for everyone, and omitted years indicate no award given.
1989 – Tom Waller
1990 – C. O. Hipp
1991 – Dorrell Ford
1992 – Bob Rees
1993 – Ronnie Hahn
1994 – Ken Houston
1997 – Bill Barnhardt
2001 – Sonny Aldridge
2003 – Paul Hensley
2004 – Steve Hensley
2007 – Roger Williams
2008 – Joe Collins
2009 – Joe Harrison
2014 – Jeffrey Dunn
2015 – Randall Strother
2017 – Carl Jackson
2019 – Tommy Strange
Left to Right – Joe Collins (2008), Steve Hensley (2004), Paul Hensley (2003), Joe Harrison (2009), Bob Rees (1992), Ronnie Hahn (1993), Roger Williams (2007)
Left to Right – Jeffrey Dunn (2014), Joe Collins (2008)
Left to Right – Randall Strother (2015), Joe Collins (2008)
Left to Right – Jeffrey Dunn (2014), Carl Jackson (2017), Joe Collins (2008), Paul Hensley (2003)
Left to Right – Paul Hensley (2003), Randall Strother (2015), Tommy Strange (2019), Carl Jackson (2017), Jeffrey Dunn (2014)
Henry S. Parmelee Award
The highest award given by the American Fire Sprinkler Association (national) is the Henry S. Parmelee award. We are proud that Tom Waller and Robert “Bob” Rees, both stalwart members of the Carolinas Chapter, were recipients of this prestigious award.
Chapter of the Year
The Membership & Chapter Development Committee of the American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) recently selected its Carolinas Chapter as the first recipient of the Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award. The award was established to recognize excellence in chapter administration and programs. Selection criteria is based on chapter activities that accomplish the following: raise industry standards, encourage education and training, provide public service, further the established goals of AFSA, and encourage member participation and chapter growth.