Awards & Honors


Team Awards Winners

NRCA Organization/Team Awards

  • 2021 Facilitators' Choice Recognition, STEM for All Video Showcase. See Announcement
  • 2021 David & Nancy Bull Extension Innovation Award, University of Connecticut - College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources
  • 2020 Public Choice Recognition, STEM for All Video Showcase. See Announcement
  • 2020 Excellence in Land Conservation Organization Award, Connecticut Land Conservation Council. See Announcement
  • 2019 Provost’s Award for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship, University of Connecticut. See Announcement
  • 2018 Outstanding Organization of the Year, Connecticut Outdoor & Environmental Education Association. See Announcement
  • 2018 DataHaven Innovation Award, DataHaven. See Announcement
  • 2016 Maria Pirie Environmental Education Program Award, New England Environmental Educators Alliance. See Announcement


Participant Award Winners
Participant Award Winners

NRCA Participant Awards

  • 2020 Eastern CT Conservation District - Conservation Hero Award: Genevieve Rondeau & Rachael Trowbridge
  • 2020 Aquarion Environmental Champion Award: Nisha Nalawade
  • 2020 ESRI User Conference - Student Map Award: Melinda Lu (third place)
  • 2020 CT Maps Competition - High School Division: Melinda Lu (overall winner), Aiden Cherniske, Allison Masthay, Olivia Pignataro
  • 2020 CT Maps Competition - Middle School Division: Adrian Bouchard
  • 2020 Marvelwood School Rachel Carson Conservation Award: Aiden Cherniske
  • 2019 CT Science & Engineering Fair: Sara Beth Bouchard
  • 2019 CT Maps Competition - High School Division: Madelyn Malinowski (overall winner), Carter Shay, Nicholas Motmans
  • 2019 CT Volunteer Water Monitoring Conference - Student Poster: Grace Berthiaume (2nd place), Brooke Tillotson (3rd place)
  • 2018 National FFA Highlighted Project: Fiona Haggerty
  • 2018 Aquarion Environmental Champion Award: Kailee Puzzo
  • 2017 City of Hartford Public Works & Tree Advisory Commission Certificate of Excellence: Naieem Kelly
  • 2017 CT Science & Engineering Fair: Tessa Rock
  • 2016 Westbrook Conservation Commission Osprey Award of Merit: Terri Potvin


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