Hall of Fame Award Winners


The House In The Wood Hall of Fame Award recognizes individuals who elevate the Northwestern Settlement Mission to nurture, educate and inspire children and families in need.


2018 - Valerie Hall

The third annual award was presented to North Shore Board alumna Valerie Hall, recognizing her integral role in the expansion of the camp's outdoor education program. Valerie and her husband Bill literally open doors to better futures for each camper and teacher who walks through the doors of the Valerie Hall Outdoor Education Center.

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2017 - patty Johnson

Patricia has served in multiple leadership roles. During her third term as benefit co-chair in 2006, Patricia and Beth Boehrer introduced the Glitter Ball.  The popularity of the benefit and Patricia's charismatic leadership inspired transformative House In the Wood renovations.

Leadership gifts including Patricia's namesake PJ's patio enable House In the Wood to continually evolve, and supported the introduction of the year-round outdoor education curriculum for students and teachers.   


2016 - Kathleen and Michael Elliott

For their extraordinary impact within the organization over the past 20 years, including their generous gift of new Elliot House residence and Elliott Lodge dining hall and kitchen facility.