Outstanding Awards

NSP’s National Outstanding Awards are awarded annually in 12 categories: Outstanding Large Alpine Patrol, Outstanding Small Alpine Patrol, Outstanding Administrative Patroller, Outstanding Alpine Patroller, Outstanding Patroller, Outstanding Paid Patroller, Outstanding Nordic Patrol, Outstanding Nordic Patroller, Outstanding Instructor, Outstanding OEC Instructor, Outstanding Patrol Representative, and Outstanding Young Adult Patroller.

Following are the 2019 Outstanding Award recipients. 2020 Awards will be announced in the fall.

Outstanding Large Alpine Patrol
Wachusett Mountain

Outstanding Small Alpine Patrol
Soda Springs

Outstanding Administrative Patroller
Richard Jacques, Schuss Mountain

Outstanding Alpine Patroller
Colleen Finch, Great Falls

Outstanding Patroller
Kay Seidel, 49 Degrees North

Outstanding Paid Patroller
Leslie Carter, Massanutten

Outstanding Nordic Patrol
Valley Forge Nordic/Backcountry

Outstanding Nordic Patroller
Jack Brooks, Summit at Snoqualmie

National Outstanding Instructor
Pamela Welch, Bristol Mountain

Outstanding OEC Instructor
Carl Richter, Dodge Ridge National

Outstanding Patrol Representative
Tom Ciranna, Boston Mills/Brandywine/Alpine Valley

Outstanding Young Adult Patroller
Madeline O’Connell, Nashoba Valley