Distinguished Service Awards

Now Accepting 2019 Distinguised Service Award Nominations


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.

 2018 Distinguished Service Award Winners

  • Athlete of the Year – Jamie Darko
  • Coach of the Year – Jenny Griswold
  • Family of the Year – Schroeder Family 
  • Outstanding Business of the Year – Sleeping Giant Lanes
  • Spirit of Special Olympics –Micky Mosby
  • Youth Volunteer of the Year – Shiloh Corcoran
  • Media Personality of the Year – Jim Sargent
  • Local Program of the Year – Great Falls Black Hornets
  • Adult Volunteer of the Year – TBA
  • Unified Champion School of the Year – Kalispell Public Schools
  • Hall of Fame – Pam Underwood

DSA Recipients from 1993 to 2017