17th Annual Esto Perpetua Awards
2016 Call for Nominations for the Esto Perpetua Award.
Do You Know Someone Who is Making a Difference in Preserving and Promoting Idaho History
Nominate an individual or organization who has made a major contribution to the preservation and promotion of Idaho’s history. Instructions and the nomination form.
The Esto Perpetua Award takes its name from the state’s motto, “let it be perpetual” and for the past sixteen years, the Idaho State Historical Society has recognized people and organizations who have preserved and promoted Idaho’s history through professional accomplishments, public service or volunteerism, and philanthropy.
Since the award was created in 1999, the ISHS has recognized the inspiring local preservation efforts of more than 100 individuals and organizations from throughout the state of Idaho.
Nominations will be juried and awards presented at the annual Idaho State Historical Society Esto Perpetua Awards Program, 2016 (date will be announed in February). Join us in sharing your community’s experience and inspiring others to take action!
The 2015 awardees:
- Joseph "Joe" Bell, Nampa
- Michael Crosby and Dr. Terry Magoon, Salmon
- Monty Danner, Hayden
- Dan Everhart, Boise
- Sharon Harris, Kendrick
- Richard H. Holm, Jr., Boise
- Joann C. Jones, Moscow
- Lyle Wirtanen, Lewiston
- Lewiston Tribune, Lewiston
- Upper Snake River Valley Historical Society, Rexburg
Photos: A few of 2015 awardees, from left to right
Lewiston Tribune accepting Butch Alford with Board of Trustee Earl Bennett
Richard H. Holm Jr. with Board of Trustee Ernest A. Hoidal
Dr. Terry Magoon with Board of Trustee Hope Benedict