Metro Washington ARCS Light Award

This distinctive honor is awarded annually to a chapter member who has given the highest quality of long-term service to the chapter.

Guidelines for selection are as follows:

Only one ARCS LIGHT is to be selected each year from each chapter.

  • The ARCS LIGHT should be an Active Member, in good standing for at least three years who has given continuous service with a positive impact on the chapter.

  • The ARCS LIGHT should have the respect of and be representative of her chapter.

  • The ARCS LIGHT may not be a sitting President

  • This outstanding member is honored by her chapter and again at the National Annual Meeting.

Our current ARCS Light

 Doris Pierson - 2020-21 ARCS Light

Our recent ARCS Lights

Jane Riddle - 2019-20 ARCS Light 

Susan Trice - 2018-19 ARCS Light

Lynn Dillion - 2017 -18 ARCS Light 

Karen Finkbiner - 2016-17 ARCS Light 

Angie Delaney - 2015 - 16 ARCS Light

We are proud to acknowledge our ARCS Lights since 1972: 

Mrs. C. Swan Weber Peggy Adams (Mrs. Laurence J.)
Mrs. Lorry N. Tindal Carolyn Steelman (Mrs. Donald L.)
Mrs. Charles A. Hufnagel Connie Watts (Mrs. Keith P.)
Mrs. James B. Graham Virginia Wright (Mrs. Paul E.)
Mrs. Alexander H. Flax Ann Becker (Mrs. Ralph E.)
Mrs. James T. Mathews Jane Poe (Mrs. Eugene M.)
Jo Tape (Mrs. Gerald F.) Andi Purple (Mrs. William C.)
Mrs. William Tait Lynn Heebner (Mrs. David R.)
Mrs. George C. Gerber Beth Parker (Mrs. Ronald Hearn)
BJ Cantus (Mrs. H. Hollister) Betty Polutchko (Mrs. Robert J.)
Mrs. David A. Wilkinson Alice Laning (Mrs. Robert)
Mrs. John Mansfield Coulter Mary Kennedy (Mrs. Anthony M.)
Mrs. William B. Cofield Holly Coyne, III (Mrs. James K. III)
Mrs. Francis E. Rundell, II Mary Snitch (Mrs. Thomas H.)
Karen Meyers (Mrs. William V.) Marie Carr (Mrs. Richard W.)
Mrs. William Bruce Arnold Evelyn Soucek (Mrs. Leo E.)
Genevieve B. Wimsatt Toni Schierling (Mrs. Harmut E.)
Mrs. James R. Dempsey Renee Fontenot (Mrs. John J.)
Ethel Iverson (Mrs. J. Richard) Marlene Bekey (Mrs. Ivan)
Shirley Oliver (Mrs. William P.) Virginia Lukasik (Mrs. Stephen)
Cynthia Howes (Mrs. Hal Williams) Nita Hoernig (Mrs. Otto)