Individual Award Winners

The NWTF's annual Convention and Sport Show gives the organization the opportunity to thank the people who make the organization great. Volunteers from across the country work tirelessly to implement programs, raise money and generate energy to support the NWTF's mission of wild turkey conservation and hunting heritage preservation.

The NWTF would like to congratulate the following volunteers/members.

C.B. McLeod Award

Vicki Christiansen, WA

CEO/Chairman Award

Lieutenant Sheila Smith
Sergeant Major Jake Guess
Master Sergeant Randy Cooley

Communicator of the Year

The Hunting Public

Dick Kirby Award

Jody “Putt” Rohm

Educator of the Year

Elizabeth Vaught, AR

Film Contest Winner

Carl Strachan, MT

Henry S. Mosby Award

Rod Smith, OK

JAKES/Xtreme JAKES Volunteer of the Year Award

Tim Denny, AZ

Joe Kurz Wildlife Manager of the Year Award

Jason Mitchell, AR

Mentor of the Year

Bobby Armstrong, OK

Lynn Boykin Hunting Heritage Award

Sara Parker Pauley, MO

Roger Latham Awards

Michael Cambareri, NY
Terry Thompson, AR
Tom Hindman, PA
Robin Clark, VA
Scott Cushing, MA

Wayne Bailey Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. William Porter

Wheelin' Sportsmen NWTF Volunteer of the Year

Ray Brown, MI

Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer of the Year 

Officer Drake Hayes, AL

Women in the Outdoors Annie Oakley Award

Abbie Shireman, PA