Golden Heart Award Recipients

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Golden Heart Award

The Golden Heart award recognizes exceptional youth in the Davis community. There are two different categories within the award: the Service Award and the Personal Challenge Award. The Service Award recognizes individuals who have given significant service to the community, their peers, and/or their school. The Personal Challenge Award recognizes individuals who have overcome a significant challenge in their life.

Year

Award Recipients

Honorable
Mentions

2017 – Service Award

  • Benjamin Hoffner-Brodsky
  • Rayna Velasquez
 

2017 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Jusely Arredondo
 

To learn more about the 2016 Golden Heart Award recipients, read the City Council Staff Report (PDF).

2016 – Service Award

  • Genevieve "Vivi" Rose Kirsch
  • Sierra Marie
  • Leah Pinto
  • Hailey Shapiro
  • Isabelle Shapiro

2016 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Ethan Patterson
 

To learn more about the 2016 Golden Heart Award recipients, read the City Council Staff Report (PDF) and the Davis Enterprise article (PDF).

2015 – Service Award

  • Jack Liu
  • Elizabeth Salomon
  • Joshua Osborne
  • Teresa Bryan

2015 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Madison Benner
  • Andrew Benner
  • Joe Cobb
  • Peter Holderbein
  • Fiona Buck
  • Kate Meinert

To learn more about the 2015 Golden Heart Award recipients, read the Davis Enterprise article (PDF).

2014 – Service Award

  • Amelia Otto Cutting
  • Alex Sprague
  • Christian Blair
  • Ilana Creinin
  • Adam Siegel

2014 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Alex Totah
  • Emma Lassen

To learn more about the 2014 Golden Heart Award recipients, read the Davis Enterprise article (PDF).

2013 – Service Award

  • Eliana Jolkovsky
  • Michaela Saechou
  • Joe Murray
  • Tori Powell
  • Chloe Weinstock

2013 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Cody Collins
  • Katasha Nail Dasilva
  • Eddie Berlin

To learn more about the 2013 Golden Heart Award recipients, read the Davis Enterprise article (PDF).

2012 – Service Award

  • Asha Bryd
  • Willie Hall
  • Alicia Demaree
  • Laura Daggett
  • Sarah Kolarik
  • Nicole Olichney
  • Sydney Maguire
  • Eliana Meyer
  • Tori Powell
  • Chelsea Sacramento
  • Evan Thomas Walker
  • Risa Pesavento
  • Sara Pesavento
  • Stream Tuss
  • Sedona Tuss
  • Rowan Foley
  • Rachel Foley
  • Bay Warland

2012 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Jessica Roeckl– Navazio
  • Hannah Gillis
  • Chad Prizmich
  • Andre Foster
  • Johnathan Kobold

To learn more about the 2012 Golden Heart Award recipients, read the Davis Enterprise article (PDF).

2011 – Service Award

  • Tayler Stone
  • Sarah Douglas
  • Anny Huang
  • Heather Kerr
  • Kalley Thompson

2011 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Ashley Altchek
  • Josie Campanelli
  • Robert Lipman
  • Neia Wixson
  • Kevin Green
  • Tyler Hilton
  • Linda Saragosa

To learn more about the 2011 Golden Heart Award winners, read the Davis Enterprise article (PDF).

2010 – Service Award

  • Kalani Ratnasiri
  • Deanna Cheng
  • Elizabeth Lawson
  • Nicolette Daskalakis
  • Monica Berry

2010 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Rachel Leland
  • Michael Yen
  • Allison Orr

2009 – Service Award

  • Miley Mead
  • Denice Cox
  • Briana Sherlock
  • Colette Roblee
  • Hannah Purkey
  • Joanna Fung

2009 – Personal Challenge Award

  • De'von Pierre
  • Ahsley Dunback
  • Chrissy Downing
  • Andrayla Armstead
  • Daniel Stratton-Quirk
  • Alexis Ortiz
  • Maureen Bockrath
  • Kessy Paulson

2008 – Service Award

  • Eliana Lee Jolkovsky
  • Anna Sparrevohn
  • Elliot Reinhart
  • Esumi Fujimoto

2008 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Brandon Kitchen
  • Carson May
  • Rasheera Dopson-Robinson Perkins
  • Caitlyn Bolinger
  • Ammed Juarez

2007 – Service Award

  • Clarissa Ton– Nu
  • Hanna Lee Jolkovsky
  • David Gygi
  • Alex Bailey

2007 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Marisela Comacho
  • Jessica Getter
  • Dmitry Neronov
  • Hilary Shontz

2006 – Service Award

  • Tanvir Kapoor
  • Colin Borges
  • Annalisa Ching
  • Euma Matthews
  • Kari Archie
  • Nicollette Gmoser-Daskalakis

2006 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Stephen Canning
  • Yenia Flores
  • Dmitry Neronov
  • Sunny Suh
  • Kenneth Cha
  • Destiny Wilcox

2005 – Service Award

  • Amber Hadley
  • Dawn McDonald
  • David Abramson
  • Eliot Chadwick
  • Jessica Dudek
  • Abby Wilkes

2005 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Cristian Altamirano
  • Regine Muhamahoro
  • Jairon Popal
  • Michelle Thompson
  • Amanda Chase
  • Luis Escobar
  • Jaime Garibay
  • Chase Hardy
  • Jenny Honeychurch
  • Robert Rusted
  • Marcus Wilson

2004 – Service Award

  • David Garrett
  • Sarah Rossetto
  • Krista Ruiz
  • Chris Jones
  • Hannah Ban-Weiss
  • Yong Shi Su

2004 – Personal Challenge Award

  • David Garrett
  • Otavio Hardy
  • Rebecca Gerald
  • Yong Shi Su
  • Kai Acredolo
  • Mehran Ebrahimi
  • Rasheera Perkins

2003 – Service Award

  • Thania Balcorta
  • Matt Duffy
  • Mica Gaard
  • Kyle Bailey
  • Rachel Hanley
  • CJ Howard
  • Ting Ting Li
  • Adam Poe
  • Zahra Tabib

2003 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Sterling Pence
  • Jairon Popal
  • Kyle Jameson
  • Kyle Pearson
  • Laurel Visher

2002 – Service Award

  • Max Anders
  • Andrew Bruch
  • Jeff Rodvold
  • Laryssa Wochok
  • Betty Sousa
  • Alex Connors
  • JR Yancher
  • Kyle Bailey
  • Jeff Jensen
  • Tamee Wight

2002 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Mark Barr
  • Amy Groven
  • Kevin Koblik
  • Val Medina
  • Julia Jackson-Halprin
  • Nallely Garcia

2001 – Service Award

  • Alejandra Ojeda-Beck
  • Geoff Winder
  • Betty Sousa
  • Sierra Visher
  • Justine Lescroat
  • Jeff Munowitch
  • Rocio Boites
  • An Ta
  • Toren Lewis
  • Ashley Kline
  • Tinsley Buffington
  • English Huston
  • Tyler Pehlke

2001 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Alena Mandel
  • Casey Wilson
  • Adam Buga
  • Indar Singh
  • Jacob Bishop-Green
  • Amanda Walton
  • Catherine Nelson
  • Jessica Gamper

2000 – Service Award

  • Brianna Gaard
  • Meghan Loper
  • Allison Davidow
  • Brittany Mohr
  • Elise Buscaglia
  • Nicholas Herbert
  • Babajide (BJ) Olupona
  • Anna Kane
  • Aaron Schwertchkow
  • Matthew Ivler

2000 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Anna Hoban
  • Omar Izzeldin
  • Peter Contini
  • Haris Filopovic
  • Mark Roquet
  • Melissa Thompson

2000 – Special Award

  • City of Davis
    Alternative Recreation Program for Teens

1999 – Service Award

  • Kelly Regan
  • Ellen Holloway
  • Tyler Nielsen
  • Christopher Horsting

 

1999 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Christian duVair
  • Hazen Kazaks
  • Bret Reed
  • Tyler Nielsen
  • Christopher Horsting

 

1998 – Service Award

  • Aly Ivler
  • Katie McDermott
  • John Lin
  • Andre Varese
  • Tapua Gwarada

 

1998 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Eric Balcom
  • John Lin
  • Andre Varese
  • Tapua Gwarada

 

1997 – Service Award

  • Will Arnold
  • Christina Geisler
  • Jeremy Johansen

 

1997 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Tellas Bobo
  • Jan Lonnderdal
  • Matthew Scheid
  • Casey Williams
  • Brandon Stow
  • Megan Agee
  • Antonio Modrano
  • Jeremy Springer
  • Dylan Adams
  • Aaron Zimny

1996 – Service Award

  • Rebecca Corruccini
  • Tsu-Hei Lin
  • Yan Shi

 

1996 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Kevin Wolcott

 

1995 – Service Award

  • Shannon Cooper
  • Philip Kurien
  • Suzanne Murray
  • Jenny Wilson

(records do not note categories)

  • Colleen Bangle
  • Tom Dundon
  • Suvi Irvine
  • Kim Cornelius
  • Caleb Bosler

1995 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Lindsay Crinklaw
  • Miriam Rocke

1994 – Service Award

  • Eugene Chang
  • Sierra Graman
  • Nathan Adcock
  • John Neves

 

1994 – Personal Challenge Award

  • Nathan Carver
  • Katherine Garofalo