IPMS/Wright Field Scale Modelers Milestones and Achievements

December 2010
January 2011
February 2011
  • Debuted Club's Skills at Blizcon 2011 - Over a Dozen Awards Received
  • First "Best Of" Award at IPMS Contest  - Blizcon 2011 Best Junior Model, Camden Koukol
  • First National Publication of WFSM Member - FineScale Modeler, April 2011, Dave Koukol
March 2011
  • First "Best Of Show" at IPMS Contest (IPMS Roscoe Turner)  - "Pogo" by Ed Harm
  • Over 20 Awards Received at IPMS Roscoe Turner's Annual Contest
  • First Adult Building Course Started
  • First Make N Take Event
  • First "Build and Bull" Session hosted by Ed and Sue Harm
  • First Annual Contest Date Announced
  • First Participation in Region IV Annual Convention - Over 20 Awards Received
  • First Selection to Host Region IV Convention Announced
April 2011
  • WFSM Participation in IPMS Reviewer Corps now includes 3 members
  • First "Triple Threat" WFSM family representation unleashed at SEMMEX 2011 -  Paul, Donald, and Gerry Helfrich bring home over a dozen awards!
May 2011
  • Ed Harm brings home a Silver from WonderFest
July 2011
  • Gerry Helfrich awarded Best Junior Diorama at G-Fest;  Paul and Donald Helfrich bring home three other awards
  • WFSM membership hits 30!
  • Second Adult Building Course started
August 2011
  • John Bonanni is WFSM's first IPMS/USA Nationals winner -- bringing home a 3rd in military vehicles
October 2011
  • Over 20 awards go to WFSM members at the 2011 Cinci Show, including Best Aircraft and Best WWII Fighter to Dave Koukol's Tamiya P-51D
November 2011
  • Over 20 awards go to WFSM members at Cleveland Model Show 15
  • eBoard elections held
December 2011
  • Conducted a Make-N-Take event at the Huber Heights YMCA
  • WFSM celebrates its first anniversary as an IPMS/USA-chartered chapter
  • The Helfrichs hosted the chapter's first annual Christmas Party
January 2012
  • WFSM signs on to sponsor Best Junior award at IPMS/USA 2012 Convention