Award Recipients

The Learning for Life/Exploring Division recognizes outstanding achievement in different categories.

Learning for Life Youth Leadership Award

2010 – Mike Estep (Grandview Heights Police Department)
2009 – Dhuson Srikanthan
2008 – Jeramy Knowlton (Columbus Police Department)
2008 – Scott McPherson
2007 – Eric Baker
2007 – Stephanie Cumbo
2006 – Bryan Mason (Columbus Police Deptartment post)
2005 – Flint Garrant (Columbus College of Art and Design post)

Learning for Life Adult Leadership Award

2010 – Dwayne Warren
2009 – Calvin Murray
2009 – Justin Alloway (Westerville Police Department)
2008 – Detective Carol Harper (Grandview Heights Police Department post)
2007 – Officer Jason Jackson (Columbus Police Department post)
2007 – Officer Bill Lang (Columbus Police Department post)
2006 – Ron Tardino (Columbus College of Art and Design post)
2005 – Caren Davis (Perfoming Arts post)

William H. Spurgeon III Award

2010 – John Hamlin
2009 – OhioHealth
2008 – Columbus Division of Fire post
2007 – OSU College of Engineering post
2007 – Burgess and Niple post
2006 – Columbus Police Department post
2005 – Mount Carmel East and West posts

Russell C. Hill Award

2010 – Matt Sonick, Mid State Educators Credit Union Explorer
2009 – Marion Franklin
2008 – Bishop Ready High School
2007 – Westland High School
2006 – Hilliard City School District
2005 – Columbus City Schools

Career Achievement Award

2007 – Logan West

Community Leadership Award

2009 – ManPower
2009 – Charles Gilton
2008 – Vern Brown
2008 – Nancy Whetstone

Exploring with Excellence Award

2008 – Matt Scott

National Exploring Excellence Award

2008 – Columbus Police Department
2008 – Delaware Police Department

2007 – Grandview Heights Police Department
2007 – Greenfield Township Fire Department
2007 – Edward Jones
2007 – Hyatt Regency Columbus