Our annual award banquet for 2017 was on Saturday, May 12th. We had a great turnout and a great time was had by everyone.
We would also like to thank Fort Wainwright Fire Department for providing coverage during the awards ceremony.
Every year we honor the bravery, sacrifice, and dedication of our members through these awards; this year’s recipients are examples of these qualities.
Rookie of the year – Nhikitoa Soto Del Carpio
Driver of the year – Levi Weis
Medic of the year – Noah Hamm
Firefighter of the year – Zachary Yoder
We would like to recognize the following members for their dedicated years of service to the citizens of Steese Fire District.
15 Years of Service – Sarah Czech
The fellow award program provides an opportunity for department members to recognize each other for outstanding service. This is a very special award – an award given by a peer to a peer.
Fellow Firefighter – Allen Williams
Fellow Medic – Noah Hamm
The statistical award program recognizes volunteer and live-in members training and volunteer hours.
Most Volunteer Training Hours with 69.75 hours – Joseph Byrnes
Most Volunteer Live-In Training with 247.5 Hours— Max Heineken
Most Volunteer Live-In Hours with 6556.5 hours – Noah Hamm
Most Volunteer Hours (nonlive-in) with 1069.75 hours – Samantha Hatfield