Idaho State Historical Society announces 2018 Esto Perpetua Awardees
2018 marks the 19th year of the Esto Perpetua Awards. The award takes its name from the state’s motto, “let it be perpetual” and for the past eighteen 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.
The 2018 awardees:
The Eld Family, Boise
Jesse Walters, Boise
Rick Ardinger, Boise
Museum of North Idaho, Coeur d’Alene
Michael B. Peterson, Grangeville
Diane Josephy Peavey, Hailey
LaDean Harmston, Idaho Falls
Robert “Bob” Tatko, Lewiston
Daniel Miller, M.D., Lewiston
Fay Sweeten Cottle, Malad
Ken Rogers, Salmon
The Syringa Club, Sweet-Montour
The 2018 Esto Perpetua Awards Ceremony
It was a wonderful event and congratulations to all the awardees. We wish to thank Doug Petcash, KTVB Morning Anchor for being the best Master of Ceremonies!