Founders Award


The Founders Award was created to honor and recognize those Arrowmen who have given their outstanding service to the lodge. The award is reserved for an Arrowmen who demonstrates to his fellow Arrowmen an everyday spirit of achievement as described by our founders. The lodge’s Executive Committee chooses one or two individuals to nominate for this award. They must be approved by the National Committee to receive this award.

YearFounders recipient(s)
1986Tom Gibberd
1987Ed Zahn
1988Terry Shepard
1991Mark Klos, Todd Sackman
1992Rob Landowski, Chris Martin
1993Jim VanDreese
1994Aaron Ellis, Rick Radloff
1995Dick Amelse, Justin Anderson
1996Steve DeLonay
1997Dean Johnson, Dave LaHaye
1998Rob Amelse, Brian Gaunt
1999Rick Amelse, Troy Pichelman
2000Justin Ploegert, Keith Slizewski
2001Curt Barr, Elvis Bauman
2002Chris Burish, Tim Piotrowski
2003Jim Peterson Sr., Adam Schmidt
2004Al Schult
2005Sandy Irwin, Reid Rayome
2006Jim Peterson Jr., Ben Wohlleber
2007Frank Bichler, Jim Bichler
2008Ben Hable, Kyle Retzki
2009Matt Patterson, Hunter Wojcik
2010Craig Beer, Troy Seehafer
2011John Wyatt Keiffer, Aaron Marti
2012Scott Domino, Jacob Schroeder
2013Michael Bergmann, Steve Lorang
2014Ben Metzger, Nathan Ochocinski
2015Doug Berryman, Eric Weber
2016Karen Berryman, Austin Zurakowski
2017Matthew Jaworski, Peggy Straight
2018Zach Steinberger, Eddie Vaillancourt III
2019Matt Dondlinger, Rob Kissner
2020Aaron Keen, Aaron Wolf

Eagle Feather


This award was designed to recognize those who have contributed significantly to either their unit or the Order of the Arrow, but are not OA members.

YearEagle Feather Recipients
1985Debbie DeliLoretta JulianElla Wentz
1986Gary KnutsonBev OsengaArnold Schultz
1987Thomas AbrahamTom KellyDiane Klinke
1988Qualex Inc  
1989David ArmstrongKaren Brehmer 
1990April RickFrank Copenhaver 
1991Jeanne Amelse  
1992Shirley SackmannKathy Klement 
1994Jill Wiesneski  
1995Rod DerbyDonna Peroutka 
1996Terry AndersonKari VoightBecky Baumann
1997Ruth SchillingRandy WantaJamie Amelse
1998Ann OrlowskiDiane PichelmanRosco Printing
1999Lynn BarrCathy StangeCW Paper
2000Roy BaumannKitke TruckingRandy Gilray
20013M CompanyWisconsin Public ServiceBetty Peterson
2002Karen SmithBergstrom Ford of RhinelanderNorma Jean Rombalski
2003Sandra HableTony ParisLang Well Drilling of Wausau
2004Lois WatfordCarol WojcikTomahawk PCA
2005Dolce Digital Imaging & PrintingWhitetails Unlimited-Leathercamp ChapterWeather Shield LITE Foundation
2006Chris Hinde  
2007Ministry Health CareWendy CatesAdam Freund
2008Team SchierlWausau Homes 
2009Marcy Jo ShetlerCraig TeskePatty Gessler
2010Kolbe and KolbeMerrill Iron and SteelWisconsin Building Supply
2011Emily EricksonJohn MarkwardtTodd Rucinski
2012Deanna PellegrinoMerrill DistributingJohn Hagen
2013Dorthy HowardJohn PellegrinoJane Weber
2014Nicki BuechelJerry Petrowski 
2015Todd Kluck
2016Shelly Eckerson
2017Gretchen Niedbalski
2018Wendy Weis
2019Dr. Marjorie Miller
2020Bill BursawDede KruegerElizabeth Spoelstra

Outstanding Arrowman


This award was started in 1996 by the Lodge Executive Committee as a way of honoring those arrowman whose service is above and beyond the expectations of the lodge. Members must be nominated to the committee for this award and voted on.

YearOutstanding Arrowmen
1997Ron Bacon, Brian Gaunt, John Jagoditsh, Mark Knox, Tyler Witt
1998Curt Barr, Troy Pichelman, Tim Piotrowski, Paul Witt
1999Randy Barr, Elvis Bauman, Chris Burish, Tony Paprocki, Justin Ploegert
2000Mike Franson, Matt Hall, Jason Irwin, Pete Meyer, Mike Willis
2001Zack Drake, Bill Johnson, Rick Runnion, Adam Schmidt, Dan Symmank
2002Dustin Irwin, Sandy Irwin, Jeff Molander, Jim Peterson Sr, Reid Rayome
2003Dustin Ashby, Scott Domino, Ben Hable, Tim Molander, Jim Peterson Jr,
2004Dave Burish, Matt Patterson, Al Schult, Ben Wohlleber, Hunter Wojcik
2005Scott Grutzik, Rick Helm III, Andrew Lawrence, Mike Maher III, Dan Schmit
2006Troy Beck, Frank Bichler, Jim Bichler, Nathan Daniels, Kyle Retzki
2007Craig Beer, Ralph Chavez, Kevin Konicek, Paul Seehafer, Brenton Wiernik
2008Josh Anderson, Ryan Feathers, Aaron Marti, Troy Seehafer, Ed Zahn
2009Adam Gweiss, Jon Hohol, John Wyatt Keiffer, Tom Leet, Tom Steving-Roe, Spencer Lukowski
2010Brian Krueger, Chris Lamermayer, Steve Lorang, Jake Trantow, David Schult
2011John Hofmann, Jan Lowe, Kim Seehafer, Jacob Schroeder, Evan Wirtz
2012Cooper Pries, Rob Jaworski, Nathaniel Springer, Michael Bergmann, Mitchell Lawless
2013Eric Weber, Nathan Ochocinski, Gavin Lawless, Mike Pries, Karen Berryman
2014Ben Metzger, Aaron Keen, Brett Woller, Kristin Woller
2015Ethan Buechel, Matt Jaworski, Shane Martin, Peggy Straight
2016Doug Berryman, Dennis Blaser, Ezra Eckerson, Zach Steinberger, Austin Zurakowski
2017Eddie Vaillancourt III, Henry Niedbalski, Matthew Dondlinger, Tricia Nest, Justin Zirngible
2018Amy Vaillancourt, Aaron Wolf, Drew Morehouse, Gavin Dinges, Trevor Powers
2019Rob Kissner, Taylor Halverson, Mathew Kopplin, Dave Bielen, Nathan Morenek
2020Cole Morehouse, Kyle Lang, Alex Weis, Michael Brierton, Elija Junco

Friend of TKC


The Friend of TKC Award recognizes business contributions to the lodge or council. The Lodge may select up to three each year. The lodge’s Executive Committee votes on nominees.

YearFriend of tkc recipient(s)
2014SPASHWI Building Supply 
2015Bob’s CateringBerkshire Hathaway Travel ProtectionVFW Post 10262 in Plover
2016Grace Lutheran Church – WI RapidsOperation BootstrapTomahawk School District
2017Tito ConstructionSaint Andrew ChurchVillage of Weston
2018Rib River CateringChurch of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints WausauMarshfield Rotary
2019Bob from Bob’s CateringRiverview Elementary SchoolThe Noel Group
2020Central Wisconsin Enviromental StationRib Mountain State ParkMarshfield Rotary Club