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MET Celebration 2013 Photographs


NCTM thanks attendees, volunteers, Silent Auction item donors, and the event sponsor, Forrest T. Jones & Company, for their generous support of the MET Celebration and Silent Auction on Friday, April 19, 2013. 

Attendees view art 
Arjan Khalsa and daughter Satpal contemplate whether to bid on the iPad with Retina display.
Mike Shaughnessy 
(L to R) Judith Jacobs, Gail Burrill, with J. Michael Shaughnessy
Azarias DeVillier (viola), musician with the Per Vita String Quartet, plays to the room
(L to R) Juli Dixon, William and Marjorie Speer
Per Vita String Quartet 
Per Vita String Quartet was founded by musicians at Metropolitan State University of Denver. Their presence added a beautiful elegance to the MET Celebration!  

(L to R) Leana McDonald (violin), Julia Parrotta (violin), Kari Clifton (cello), Azarias DeVillier (viola)


(Left) Henry S. Kepner, Jr.
Attendees listen to Ann Lawrence, chair of the MET Board of Trustees, as she welcomes everyone to the Celebration.
Richard Lodholz 
(foreground) Richard and Rita Lodholz

(background) Michael R. Williams, representing Forrest T. Jones & Company, event sponsor

Attendee views item 
Karen Usiskin reads a quote from a MET awardee.
Attendees enjoying conversation 

(L to R) Latrenda Knighten, Debbie Duvall and her friend, Jim, with Robert Berry III

Dave Barnes 
(L to R) Brandi Brown, Sara Delano Moore, with NCTM staff member, David Barnes
Ruth Harbin Miles 
(L to R) Kim Zeydel, Jane Porath, with Ruth Harbin Miles
100_1732  Jan Yow with Crystal Hill Morton
Nora  Nora Ramirez with Carol Malloy's sister, Clara ("star") Tolbert
Balkas  (L to R) Bob McDonald, Sharon and Don Balka
Burrills  (L to R) Gail and Jack Burrill with Laurie Boswell
Rubillo  James Rubillo, 2013 NCTM Lifetime Achievement Awardee, and his wife Aldona who is donning Jim's medal.
fennell_malloy  Francis (Skip) Fennell with Carol Malloy, 2013 NCTM Lifetime Achievement Awardee
George Joyner  George and Jeane Joyner

Dan Dolan with the Joyners

kanold  Tim Kanold with Ruth Harbin Miles
knight  Genevieve Knight waves to a colleague across the way.
Lambdin_Lester  Diana Lambdin and Frank Lester
milou_edwards  (L to R) Eric Milou, Latrenda Knighten, Carol Edwards



Attendees enjoying a good time.

attendees  (L to R) Vincent Altamuro, Donna Balter-Meislin with Robert (Bob) Gyles
Nora_Dave  Nora Ramirez with NCTM staff member, David Shayka
sara  David Ebert, Sara Normington prepare to bid on a gift certificate from a publisher.
Tunis  (L to R) Jack Burrill, Harry and Cathy Tunis, Gail Burrill
UsiskinFamily.jpg  (L to R) A family affair: Karen, Zalman, and Rob Usiskin




 We would like to thank the following Silent Auction item donors for making our event successful:


Box Cars & One-Eyed Jacks 

Casio America, Inc 


Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee 

Juli K. Dixon

Educators Outlet, Inc. 

Carol A. Edwards

ETA hand2mind 

Francis (Skip) Fennell

Heinemann Publishing 

Kendall Hunt Publishing 

Ann Lawrence and Steve Leinwand

The Learning Carpet 

Mary and Paul Lindquist

Johnny W. and Carolyn J. Lott

Math Solutions 

Mari Muri



ORIGO Education 

Reynolds Plantation 

Ilan Samson

Richard T. and Mary A. Seitz

Max A. Sobel

William and Marjorie Speer

Stenhouse Publishers 

Gordon Suber

Texas Instruments, Inc. 


Many thanks to Brandon Matthews, music director of the Metropolitan State University Denver Symphony Orchestra and coordinator of string studies at MSU Denver, and the Per Vita String Quartet



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