Past Medalists

Armed/VetsBob Junge2021
Community PillarAmanda Witkowski2021
EducationRileigh Leighton2021
EMSStuart Steinberg2021
Environmental StewardshipAlan Hershey2021
Faith-Based ServicesRev. Seth Kaper-Dale2021
Founders/InnovatorsKaren DeMarco2021
Good NeighborJoe Antico2021
Health Care IndividualNew Jersey
Medical Reserve Corps
2021
Lifetime ServiceMary Porcello2021
MLK Champion for JusticeEd Fenwick2021
Service TO YouthZalman &
Toba Grossbaum
2021
STEMSiddhant
Kumarapuram Ganapath
2021
Volunteer GroupFeed the
Frontlines and Helping Those in Need
2021
Volunteer LeadershipJo-Ann Hoffman2021
Youth GroupAlliance of Youth
Leaders in the United States (AYLUS)
2021
Feed/HouseToni Tomarazzo2021
Youth IN ServiceMatthewZhang2021
Against
All Odds
Brittany
Boetticher
2020
AmbassadorGianella Brignoni2020
Atlantic
Health System Emergency Services/First Responders
Jack Luts2020
BD Animal
Welfare
Richard Jones2020
BD Health
Care Individual
Jeffery Liegner,
MD
2020
BD
Paterson NJ Patriot
Sanford
“Sandy” Shevack, Ed.D, Professor Shevack
2020
Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. Champion for Justice
Rylee Howerton2020
EducationHablo Ingles
Mikaela Bauer
2020
Faith-Based
Services
Shannon Rizzo2020
Feed The
Hungry / House the Homeless
Yvette &
Reginald Anderson / Meet the Need Organization
2020
Founders/InnovatorsAshton Burrell
Burrell
2020
Good
Neighbor
Steve Sanborn2020
Lifetime
Service
Ted O’Dell2020
PSEG
Environmental Stewardship
Albert Horner2020
PSEG
Service Through STEM
Shannon
Higginbotham
2020
PSEG
Service for/by Armed Services/Veterans
James Stoever2020
PSEG
Youth in Service
Allen Charles
Magie
2020
Service
to Youth
Next Level
Mentoring Program Evelyn McCleod
2020
Volunteer
Leadership
Steve Janett2020
Volunteer
Group
Piscataway
Special Olympics Local Training Program
2020
Coorporate
Leadership
Comcast2020
NJ
Delegate to National Jefferson Awards
Rev. Dr. Charles
Boyer
2020
Volunteer LeadershipElaine Adler2019
Atlantic  Health
System Emergency Services/First Responders
Paul Banko2019
Corporate LeadershipBloomberg
organization 
2019
Corporate LeadershipBorden Perlman 2019
National Delegate – DCPenelope Bustamante2019
BD Health Care
Professional
Dr. Karen Correa2019
BD Paterson PatriotLourdes Cortez2019
PSEG Service to
Veterans/Military Service
Dona Crum /
CliftonCares
2019
Corporate LeadershipThe Colalillo
Family/Shop Rite 
2019
Corporate LeadershipDelta Dental of New
Jersey, Inc. 
2019
United Health Care
Maternal Health
Trish DeTura2019
Against All OddsLucy DuBose2019
Corporate LeadershipFidelity
Investments 
2019
PSEG Youth In ServiceJordan Grabelle2019
Feed the Hungry/House
the Homeless
Valerie Heller2019
Dr Martin Luther King,
Jr. Champion for Justice
Dr. Alex Kharazi2019
AmbassadorDr. MaryAnn LoFrumento2019
Corporate LeadershipLowenstein Center for
the Public Interest  
2019
Lifetime ServiceVincent McMahon2019
BD Health Care
Individual
Jodi O’Donnell-Ames2019
Service to YouthZee Oliveira2019
Community Foundation
Community Pillar
Jim Parlapiano2019
Volunteer
Program/Group
Partnership for
Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey 
2019
Founders &
Innovators
Fraidy Reiss2019
Good NeighborsSheila Roberts2019
EducationJose Rodriguez2019
PSEG Service Through
STEM
Rishabh Rout2019
Faith Based ServiceSharon Nzwalla Ryan2019
Executive LeadershipMichele N. Siekerka ,
Esq.
2019
Executive LeadershipTroy Singleton2019
Animal WelfareDr. Dave Staubach2019
PSEG Youth Volunteer
Group
Teams For Kids
Foundation High School Student Athlete Ambassadors 
2019
Executive LeadershipLes Vail2019
PSEG Environmental
Stewardship
Puja Vengadasalam2019
Executive LeadershipAndy Barker2018
Service to YouthAndrew Bauer2018
Lifetime ServiceJoseph M. Belardo Sr.2018
FoundersBridget  Cutler2018
EducationPeggy Cowan2018
BD Healthcare
Individual
Tondalaya Davis2018
CFNJ Community PillarJim Donio2018
Good NeighborFurniture Assist2018
Service to
Veterans/Military Services
Ken Hartman2018
Emergency ServicesJohn Hunt2018
Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr Champion for Justice
Ingrid Johnson2018
PSEG Environmental
Stewardship
Darin Khan2018
Verizon Service
Through STEM
Max & Jake Klein2018
Against All OddsKevin J. & Maryann
Meara
2018
BD Paterson PatriotKenneth M. Morris Jr.2018
BD Healthcare
Professional
Dr. Richard Nelson2018
Volunteer LeadershipRose Phalon2018
Faith Based ServiceSt. Ann’s Soup Kitchen
/  Franciscan Charities
2018
Youth In ServiceAli Schragger2018
Corporate LeadershipSAMSUNG, for the 
SAMSUNG SOLVE FOR TOMORROW CONTEST
2018
Youth Volunteer GroupService Learning
College Students at RVCC
2018
AmbassadorCatherine van Kampen,
Esq.
2018
Volunteer GroupVolunteer Lawyers for
Justice 
2018
Volunteer LeadershipDorothea Bongiovi2017
Emergency ServicesHoward Butt2017
BD® Health Care
Professional
BVMI Clinical
Volunteers
2017
Founders/InnovatorsKaren M. Casolaro2017
Verizon® Service
Through STEM
Sparsh Desai2017
Executive LeadershipSherrie Dornberger2017
NJTV EducationOsama Eljabiri2017
Youth in ServiceJayne McDevitt2017
CFNJ® Community PillarCarlos A. Medina2017
Faith-Based ServiceMargaret More2017
Against All OddsA’Dorian Murray-Thomas2017
Youth Volunteer
Program/Group
NJCTS Youth Advocates2017
Outstanding
Citizenship
Clement Price2017
Volunteer
Program/Group
Hunterdon Outreach
Program
2017
BD® Paterson NJ
Patriot
Etta Marie Rizzuto2017
Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr. Champion for Justice
Wilfredo
“Wil” Rojas
2017
PSEG® Environmental
Stewardship
Anne Moore Siebecker2017
AmbassadorJacqueline Smith2017
Service to YouthJason Smith2017
Corporate LeadershipMonica C. 
Smith/Marketsmith
2017
Lifetime ServiceVirginia Statile2017
BD® Health Care
Individual
Joseph Valentine2017
Good NeighborGary Whyte2017
Youth Volunteer
Program
Angels of God Clothing
Closet
2016
Against All OddsAlbert Appouh2016
CFNJ® Community PillarJudith F. Arnold2016
Emergency ServicesSergeant Michael Boll2016
FoundersDr. Eugene Cheslock2016
Good NeighborJerome Colwell2016
Lifetime ServiceJohn J.
“Jake” Dalton
2016
Corporate LeadershipNJM Insurance Group2016
Service To YouthGail Houlihan2016
AmbassadorAmy Kao2016
Verizon® Service
Through Stem
Sabina London2016
BD® Health Care
Professional
Rebecca Lynn2016
PSEG® Environmental
Stewardship
Cinny MacGonagle2016
Executive LeadershipChris Martin2016
EducationNancy Norris-Bauer2016
BD® Paterson NJ
Patriot
The Paterson Great
Falls National Historical Park  Advisory Commission
2016
Youth in ServiceLawrence Raia2016
Faith BasedKathleen Savo2016
Volunteer LeadershipErich Sekel2016
BD® Health Care
Individual
Catherine Squatrito2016
Volunteer Program
Group
Volunteers of Jersey
City Asian Merchants Association / Fountain of Salvation Church
2016
Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr. Champion for Justice
Ray Wiss2016
Against All OddsDaniel R. Brenna, Jr.2015
AmbassadorCaitlin Terry2015
BD® Health Care
Individual
Julia Quinlan2015
BD® Health Care
Professional
Dr. Tushar B. Patel2015
BD® Paterson NJ
Patriot
Nora Renzulli2015
CFNJ® Community PillarKathleen Craffey for
Florence M. Craffey
2015
Corporate LeadershipPaper Mill Autism
Advisory Team 
2015
Dr. Martin Luther King
Jr. Champion for Justice
Karen Sacks2015
EducationJeffrey Peter Munsey2015
Emergency ServicesJennifer McLaughlin2015
Executive LeadershipCaroline Dorsa2015
Faith-Based ServiceTilly Giresi2015
Founders/InnovatorsKenneth Williams2015
Lifetime ServiceMaura Somers-Dughi2015
PSEG® Environmental
Stewardship
Kevin L. Lyons, Ph.D.2015
Service to YouthGlenn Battschinger
& Gregory Battschinger
2015
State Farm® Good
Neighbor
Joseph Blythe2015
Verizon® Service
Through STEM
PACE-Monmouth at
Brookdale Community College 
2015
Volunteer LeadershipMichael Ruane &
Erika Rech 
2015
Volunteer GroupGinnie’s House 2015
Youth in ServiceJeremy Garriga2015
Youth Volunteer GroupTeen Advisory
Committee 
2015
BD® Health Care
Professional
Alan Goldsmith, PhD2014
State Farm® Good
Neighbor
Diane L. Allen2014
Founders/InnovatorsDavid Caldarella2014
Lifetime ServiceAugustine C. Devito2014
PSEG® Environmental
Stewardship
Eric J. Fuchs-Stengel2014
Corporate LeadershipDCH Auto Group2014
Against All OddsKevin Hoagland2014
CFNJ® Community PillarArlene A. Johnson2014
Youth in ServiceTaylor Kane2014
Emergency ServicesChad Murphy2014
Volunteer
Program/Group
the Pied Pipers2014
Faith-Based ServiceLinda Reichert2014
NJTV EducationBruce Reitz, Jr.2014
Service to YouthZachary Rice2014
Verizon® Service
Through STEM
Samantha Rizzuto2014
Executive LeadershipDino Robusto2014
Volunteer LeadershipSusan Rose2014
BD® Paterson NJ
Patriot
William & Ellen
Sharkey
2014
Building CommunitySomserset Hills
YMCA 
2014
BD® Health Care
Individual
Petra A. Tepper2014
AmbassadorDavid Wish2014
BD Health Care:
Professionals
Dr. Samuel A. Cassell2013
BD Health Care:
Individuals
Ed & Sue Goldstein2013
CFNJ Community PillarSue Roy2013
PSEG Environmental
Stewardship
Stephen K. Hiltner2013
State Farm Good
Neighbor
Jeanne Plaskon
Connerat
2013
Verizon EducationRosemarie Gelber2013
Volunteer LeadershipEd Afanador2013
Hurricane Sandy:
Business
Blue Wave Printing /
Scott & Dana Zabelski
2013
Hurricane Sandy: Out
of State
Jodi Bourque2013
Founders/InnovatorsKathleen DiChiara2013
Youth In ServiceDavid Feuerstein2013
Hurricane Sandy:
Official
Joe Geleta2013
Service to YouthJoanne Harris2013
Against All OddsAnthony J. Iannarone2013
AmbassadorKlene Up Krewe Jewish
Federation of Northern New Jersey
2013
Executive LeadershipMorris Lenczicki2013
Hurricane Sandy:
Individual
Cathy McCann2013
Youth In ServiceMackenzie Olson2013
Lifetime ServiceMichael J. Paolino2013
Youth Volunteer
Program or Group
Pemberton High School
JROTC
2013
Corporate LeadershipPrudential Financial2013
Emergency ServicesJesse Rivera2013
Hurricane Sandy:
Organization
Rotary Club of South
Bergen c/o Robert Olson
2013
Volunteer Program or
Group
The Troops: Kay Noble,
Patty Bivins, Virginia Brannigan
2013
Faith-Based ServiceAaron Titus2013
PSEG Environmental
Stewardship
Beatrice Emma Bernzott2012
Corporate LeadershipBecton Dickinson
Volunteer Service Trip
2012
Faith Based ServiceMinister Steven A.
Brigham
2012
Verizon EducationAlrick Brown2012
Lifetime ServiceEvelyn Dudziec2012
Community PillarMinister Thomas Ellis2012
Service to YouthJanet Farrand2012
Executive LeadershipRichard Goldberg2012
BD Health Care
Professional
Stacey Halvorsen PT2012
 April Kauffman2012
 Michael Kenwood2012
Founders/InnovatorsMallory King2012
Against All OddsDale Mertz2012
Good NeighborSam Morris2012
Volunteer GroupNew Eyes for the Needy
Volunteer
2012
Youth Volunteer GroupPass It Along2012
Founders/InnovatorsHarry Pozycki2012
Youth in ServiceAdele Taylor2012
Emergency ServicesEvan Thomas2012
BD Health Care
Individual
Susan Tonry2012
BD Health CarePaul Abend, DO2011
AmbassadorRotimi Akinnuoye2011
Executive LeadershipReverend Clarence
Bulluck
2011
CBS Outdoor Service to
Youth
Rocco Fiorentino2011
Against All OddsJason Grochala2011
Emergency ServicesBarbara Kreder2011
PSEG Environmental
Stewardship
Mary Lamielle2011
Executive LeadershipKenneth Lieberman2011
Faith Based ServiceMaureen McKee Morrison2011
Community PillarDebi Merz2011
Volunteer GroupMelissa Riggio
Residence Volunteers
2011
Volunteer LeadershipMichael Mierendorf2011
Good NeighborJane Nast2011
Corporate LeadershipNovartis
Pharmaceuticals Corporation
2011
Founders/InnovatorsDana Puharic2011
Lifetime ServiceCarmen Salavarrieta2011
Verizon Education,
Arts & History
Donna Sandorse2011
Youth in ServiceJacob Silberg2011
Youth Volunteer GroupStudents Helping All
Children at Benedictine Academy
2011
AmbassadorSylvia Allen2010
Faith Based ServiceJim & Lelia
Armstrong
2010
Community PillarArthur Bonito2010
Community PillarLois  A.
Braithwaite
2010
Arts & EducationEmma & Chloe
Carver
2010
Volunteer LeadershipMarvin Chasek2010
Lifetime ServiceCynthia DeSouza2010
Executive LeadershipWilliam E. Foshay2010
Environmental
Stewardship
Thomas P. Fote2010
Service to YouthRandy Foye2010
Emergency ServicesLaurie Groves2010
Volunteer Program or
Group
Healing the Children,
Midlantic 
2010
Youth in ServiceShannon Hill McNamara2010
BD Health CareNicole McGrath, DDS2010
Volunteer Program or
Group
Mentoring Moms 2010
Corporate LeadershipMerck & Co. Legal
Department (Contact:  Mark Daniel, Esq.) 
2010
Against All OddsShalga Painniece
Hightower
2010
BD Health CareSteven Ray Suttles2010
Good NeighborMonique Smith2010
Founders/InnovatorsKathryn Sturla2010
 Tim McLoone2009
 Debbie McWilliams2009
 Robert 
Merrifield
2009
 David Messineo2009
 James  Neumyer2009
 Anna & Anthony
Novellino
2009
 Robert Oliver, Jr.2009
 Dorothy Sands2009
 Andrew Stein2009
 Linda Walder Fiddle2009
 Debbie Wertalik2009
 Byron Yakes2009
 Robert & Kathryn
Zufall
2009
 Lockheed Martin 2008
 Marisa  Losavio2008
 Samantha 
Luscombe
2008
 Jack  Luts2008
 Albert  Megee2008
 James  Mock2008
 Gloria Nelson2008
 Cheryl  Olcheski2008
 Michael L. 
Rahill
2008
 Kelly Rouba2008
 Paul Sagnelli2008
 Judith 
Schleicher
2008
 Amy Beth  Simon2008
 Walter  Stochel,
Jr.
2008
 Arlene  Sullivan2008
 Mary  Trubek2008
 Raymond  Vella2008
 Jessie Hanna2007
 Jack Kelly2007
 Eric Martin2007
 Paul McGill2007
 Patrolman Robert
Melendez
2007
 Walter Neigisch2007
 Music in the Atrium
program 
2007
 Chip Paillex 2007
 Kathleen Patrick2007
 Ruth Perlmutter2007
 Bunnie Ratner2007
 Donna Roman2007
 Barbara Salamy 2007
 Charles Shaughnessy2007
 David Strumolo2007
 Ron Throndson2007
 We’re Making A
Difference 
2007
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