Dennis Chestnut – Champion of the Chesapeake
Congratulate Dennis for being a Champion of the Chesapeake
Dennis is a dear friend and high school classmate of my wife and I. We celebrate Dennis’ accomplishments and this recognition of his efforts to educate the public and to improve our environment.
– Dr. Darnell Bethel
Thank you for all your work and caring for the Chesapeake and its Washington area tributaries. So often when people think of the Chesapeake they do not even think of the urban areas that are part of it and its watershed…and therefore those champions in the city are not always included. Yet access to land and clean water is of deep and abiding importance right there at home. You are an exemplar, though it is my bet you never think of yourself that way!
– John Reynolds, Chesapeake Conservancy Board of Directors
Thank you for your lifelong work as a leader in your community and in the conservation movement.
Congratulations Dennis! You are amazing.
-Jackie and Paul
Proud of you Dennis
– Wanda Harris
Well deserved Dennis! Congratulations!
Congratulations, Dennis Chesnut and family for your outstanding contributions to the environment, especially to restoring the health of the Chesapeake and its tributaries throughout the Washington Region! Thanks for your many years of service.
Daria Portray Winter
CCHS CLASS 1967
Congratulations Coach Chestnut!
– Jeanene Langley Cotton
Congratulations Dennis. You are really contributing to the community and helping make this world a little better. Thanks for your dedication.
– Randall Larrimore
Mr. Chestnut, thank you for your lifelong commitment to environmental leadership. You have been an exceptional teacher and mentor to high school students in our Academy of Construction and Design. As the Academy’s programming concluded at IDEA PCS this year and we have moved forward on an exciting houseboat building project in partnership with The Wharf on D.C.’s southwest waterfront, your gift for teaching and inspiring others continues to be essential to our mission and work. You are a champion and a local hero helping all of us understand and embrace the Anacostia River’s history and significance as part of the Chesapeake and the urban communities in its watershed. Thanks and congratulations!
– Paula Ralph, DC Students Construction Trades Foundation
Dennis, I want to congratulate you on your great accomplishment. You truly deserve this honor.
– Willie Wiliams
Dennis.. Thank you for your dedication and hard work in restoring the beauty of the Anacostia River.
– Donna Richardson
– Carlene Moscatt
Congratulations on this extraordinary honor. I have known you since Benning and Coolidge. You represent Washington, DC well.
– Susan Rodgers Davis
Congratulations Abu, you are an inspiration to all!! Your passion to want a change for the better is what makes you, you. To the lifetime champion that’s dedicated his life to educating people about the environment and many other things, congrats!
– Isis Plaza
Well deserved, Dennis and ways to go. Congrats!!!
Congratulations Dennis, I am glad to be able to read about the work you have done in the community. Amazing work, keep up the good job!
Congrats! Well deserved!
– Mike Barrette
Dennis, I am happy to salute and congratulate you. You are an amazing example of what a devoted Washingtonian and 1967 Coolidge Colt looks like!! I’m proud to call you my friend.
– Emille Mercer Robinson
Congratulations, Dennis for the outstanding work that you do for our community and as well as our youth.
– Joyce A. Johnson
Congratulations Uncle Dennis I’m very proud of your efforts and services
– Yvette Chestnut
Congratulations Dennis! Thank you for being an inspiring Chesapeake steward.
– Emilie Lahneman
With God’s direction, you forged a path…
– Elizabeth Ayanna
Congratulations Dennis on your life work, conservation, mentoring, civic duty. I love nature & glad to see your dedication. I live in Texas now but saw this post from your friend coach Ronald Jenkins.
– Davette Daggett
Dennis you have lived this in your life every day,
Every person must decide, at some point,
whether they will walk in the light of creative
altruism or in the darkness of destructive
selfishness. This is the judgment.
Life’s most persistent and urgent question
is: What are you doing for others?” –
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
– James Grady Gaston II
Congratulations and thank you for your service to the community!
– Nicole Dunn Garay
Congratulations Abu on this great recognition!!! You have always been a champion to everyone!!!
– Akeelah Chestnut Charles
– Venus Bell
You were always a champion in our book. Congratulation on this well deserved award.
– Edward Fisher
Congratulations to my friend and former high school alumna (Calvin Coolidge Sr High).
Dennis we are so proud of the lifetime of service and community engagement you Zan have exhibited over 40 plus yrs. You’ve earned every award and honor and Washingtons environment benefits and its citizenry is grateful and most proud. May the world take notice of the good works you do and replicate where needed.
Congratulations and Many Blessings!
– Roxanna Bilal. Chair. NCACARES
Congratulations Dennis. You have always stood strong for the residents and the environment in your neighborhood.
– Ronald Jenkins