Connecticut Region NSP
Housatonic Pequot
Lakeridge * Mohawk Mt. *  Nutmeg Nordic * Ski Sundown   Mt Southington * Pahquioque *  Powder Ridge




2017
Awards




National Appointment

Jeff Barter #11924 - Sundown Ski Patrol

Patroller Mark Vining, #11928 - Mount Southington




Distinguished Service Award

Walter Behuniak, #6639 - Mount Southington

Larry Hyatt - Powder Ridge

Peter Bayer - Powder Ridge




Purple Merit Star

Everett “Ron” Fenner, #10340 - Mount Southington

Peter Bayer - Powder Ridge

Denise Holmes - Powder Ridge




Blue Merit Star

David Hull - Mohawk Mountain

Andrew Lally - Mohawk Mountain

Robert Schumann - Mohawk Mountain

Ron Ellison, 10898, - Mohawk Mountain




Yellow Merit Star

Bradford Wankiewicz of the Mowhawk
Stanley Sroka - Mohawk Mountain





Eastern Division Outstanding
Instructor of the Year

Don Cirkot, National Appointment Number 6224, of the Mount Southington



Connecticut Region
Service Awards




Ct Region Patroller of the Year

Mike LaPierre - Nutmeg Nordic Ski Patrol





Region Director's Award

Mark Vining - Mount Southington



Dick Gardiner
Instructor of the Year

Tim Appleton- Mount Southington


Stan Ellison
Continuing Education Award

Fallon Repetar - Mount Southington



Student Patroller Of The Year

Fallon Repetar - Mount Southington



Senior Class 2017

Emily Appleton – Mt. Southington
Hanspeter “Peter” Bayer – Powder Ridge
Joel Meissner - Ski Sundown
Tony Philpin – Ski Sundown



Eastern Division
Patroller Achievement Award

Richard Bellomo - Mohawk Mountain
Larry Hyatt – Powder Ridge
Ken Joyce 4 - Pahquioque
Michael Lally - Mohawk Mountain
Paul Ludanyi – Mohawk Mountain
Cally Regan - Mt Southington
Daniel Riccio - Ski Sundown
Rod Weinberg - Pahquioque
Kevin Wypychoski - Powder Ridge



Patroller's Cross

Scott Stoppa of Powder Ridge

Nancie Wardrop - Sundown Ski Patrol




Certificates of Appreciation




Ron Clark

Over the past few years, this patroller has offered countless hours of guidance and support to the Connecticut Region, enabling us to streamline the OEC Refresher process, eliminate paperwork, and improve the timeliness and accuracy of tracking activity through refresher stations. Without this patrollers expertise and drive, this project would not have progressed as quickly and smoothly as it has.




Ski Sundown

For many years, the Ski Sundown Ski Patrol has voluntarily developed, staffed and run two separate refresher stations while other patrols in our region have only been responsible for one. This was established long ago when Ski Sundown had significantly more OEC instructors than any of the other patrols in the region. Over time, this situation has changed and our patrols' instructor rosters are more balanced. Despite this, Ski Sundown Ski Patrol has willingly accepted the responsibility of two refresher stations without a single complaint. This has significantly reduced the workload of the rest of the region. The patrol deserves recognition for this, and our appreciation to taking on this additional load.




Eastern Division Memorial Scholarship




Emily Appleton - Mount Southington




Anniversary Awards



Fifty
1967

Beverly Dillon - Ski Sundown
Nathaniel Florian – Mt. Southington
John Lawrence, #5849 Alumni/Connecticut



Forty Five
1972

Avis Cherichetti Alumni/Connecticut
Bruce Smith - Ski Sundown




Forty Years
1977

William Boyens Alumni/Connecticut
Everett Fenner, #10340 – Mt. Southington
Thomas Flynn, #7772 - Ski Sundown
Joan Green - Pahquioque
Rick Knight, #10304 – Mt. Southington
Paula Knight, #7249 – Mt. Southington
Michael Lally - Mohawk Mtn.
Birgitta O'Brien, #9226 Alumni/Connecticut
Jack Sumner Alumni/Connecticut



Thirty Five Years
1982

Bill Baxter Alumni/Connecticut
Mark Lawson Alumni/Connecticut
Yoshihisa Okamoto Alumni/Connecticut




Thirty Years
1987


Thomas Allen - Mohawk Mtn.
Charles Marshall Alumni/Connecticut
Morton Pear - Powder Ridge
Paul Schipritt - Powder Ridge
Nancy St. Jarre Alumni/Connecticut





Twenty Five Years
1992

Paul Alimi - Mohawk Mtn.
Lisa DiFrancesco - Mohawk Mtn.
Marjorie Thorpe, #9934 - Pahquioque




Twenty Years
1997

Brian Kiernan Alumni/Connecticut
Carl Lantz - Ski Sundown
Stanley Sroka - Mohawk Mtn.
Joseph “CJ” Varchola - Mohawk Mtn.




Fifteen Years
2002

Jeff August - Ski Sundown
Melinda Mingus - Mohawk Mtn.
Kenneth Pask Alumni/Connecticut
Charles Regan – Mt. Southington
Joshua Regan – Mt. Southington
David Schaffer - Pahquioque
Bradford Wankewicz - Mohawk Mtn.
Robert Witkewicz - Ski Sundown



Ten Years
2007

Tim Appleton, #11846 – Mt. Southington
Ellen Calderone - Ski Sundown
Donald Cote - Ski Sundown
Richard Dulac, III Alumni/Connecticut
Darren Gelormino - Mohawk Mtn.
Paul Hastey - Ski Sundown
Jeffrey Hogan - Mohawk Mtn.
Joshua Levin – Mt. Southington
David Neuburger - Pahquioque



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