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This award goes to the staff members who exemplify the most Christ-like service on our staff. For the first fourteen years of the award, we typically awarded one counseling staff and one support staff member (though close votes in some years led to multiple awards). Beginning in 2016, we did away with the categories due to the increased number of staff serving each summer and the number of staff serving in multiple positions across the existing staff categories, and beginning the next year we began awarding three awards instead of two. The staff selected each summer have their name listed on the Heart Award plaque in the Frontier Camp office and are awarded a cash gift. The cash gift is given by former staffers and the award is voted on by the summer staff making it an award for staff, from staff and by staff. Our past year’s winners are:

2002: Counselor – Aaron Brown, Support Staff – Matt Henderson
2003: Counselor – Jeremy Franks, Support Staff – Sara Birdsong
2004: Counselor – Lesley Clayton, Support Staff – Liz Rupe
2005: Counselor – Luke Henderson, Support Staff – Kate Rudasill
2006: Counselor – Alyssa Weaver, Support Staff – Justin Dobrenz
2007: Counselor – Krista Sorrels, Support Staff – Jonathan Kittle
2008: Counselor – Ryan Hutsell and Dusty Stone, Support Staff – Heather Hoskins
2009: Counselor – Stefan Christensen, Support Staff – Austin Baltes and Daryl Thompson
2010: Counselor – Lee Riddle, Support Staff – Gillian Adams
2011: Counselor – Tres Maverick, Support Staff – Tommy McMinn
2012: Counselor – Jake Lewis, Support Staff – Baylee Wolcott
2013: Counselor – Tomas Johnson, Support Staff – Tristan Windham
2014: Counselor – Jake Hagstrom, Support Staff – Amy Oudin
2015: Counselor – Lawton Klein, Support Staff – Nathan Blattman and Sarah Nix
2016: Hudson Adams and the entire 2016 Summer Staff
2017: Abby Quick, Isaac Pearson, Tim Lawrence
2018: Brett Westrum, Wes Elo
2019: Kat Lewis, Ana Eberle, Jared Tu, Jacob Graves
2020: Lauren Lyles, Peyton Hodges, Cade Edney