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

Amy Mykityshyn – 2023-24 ARCS Light

Our recent ARCS Lights

Patricia Sparrell – 2022-23 ARCS Light

Danielle Robinson - 2021-2022 ARCS Light 

Doris Pierson - 2020-2021 ARCS Light 

Jane Riddle - 2019-20 ARCS Light  

Susan Trice - 2018-19 ARCS Light 

We are proud to acknowledge our ARCS Lights since 1972: 

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