Distinguished Service Awards

The Distinguished Service Awards are the most prestigious awards given by Special Olympics Montana.  Nominations are received from Special Olympics Montana volunteers, coaches, parents, and athletes. A selection committee is appointed to review the submissions and is charged with the difficult task of selecting a winner in each award category.

Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Distinguished Service Awards! Please take the time to honor a friend, family member or favorite sponsor with an award submission! Deadline is August 31st. 2018 DSA Nomination Form

 2017 Distinguished Service Award Winners

  • Athlete of the Year – Nick Roberts, Great Falls
  • Coach of the Year – Denny Hogan
  • Youth Volunteer of the Year – Jayson Wanner
  • Media Personality of the Year Tom Wylie
  • Family of the Year – Daughton Family
  • Local Program of the Year – Conrad Cougars
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year – Emily Schaff
  • Unified Champion School of the Year – Bozeman High School
  • Outstanding Business of the Year – Montana Sub Shop 
  • Hall of Fame – Star Darko
  • Spirit of Special Olympics –Vern Francis

DSA Recipients from 1993 to 2016