Outstanding Awards

NSP’s National Outstanding Awards are presented annually in 16 categories:

Outstanding Large Alpine Patrol, Outstanding Small Alpine Patrol, Outstanding Bike Patrol, Outstanding Nordic Patrol, Outstanding Administrative Patroller, Outstanding Alpine Patroller, Outstanding Alumni, Outstanding Bike Patroller, Outstanding Instructor, Outstanding OEC Instructor, Outstanding Nordic Patroller, Outstanding Paid Patrol Director, Outstanding Paid Patroller, Outstanding Patrol Representative, Outstanding Patroller, and Outstanding Young Adult Patroller.

Following are the 2020 National Outstanding Award recipients. Awards recipients for 2021 will be announced in January of 2022.

Outstanding Large Alpine Patrol
Schuss Mountain Ski Patrol

Outstanding Small Alpine Patrol
Seven Oaks Ski Patrol

Outstanding Bike Patrol

Outstanding Nordic Patrol
Allegany State Park Nordic Patrol

Outstanding Administrative Patroller
William Lay

Outstanding Alpine Patroller
John E. Beach

Outstanding Alumni
James A. Margolis, M.D.

Outstanding Bike Patroller
Mitch Kline

National Outstanding Instructor
Ron Wiggins

Outstanding OEC Instructor
Toni Thornton

Outstanding Nordic Patroller
Joni Hamilton Porter

Outstanding Paid Patrol Director
Michael McClure

Outstanding Paid Patroller
Julien Vaughan

Outstanding Patrol Representative
Michael Moreen

Outstanding Patroller
Carol Shultz

Outstanding Young Adult Patroller
Marci Winter