The Corps Network 2017 Award Winners

Every year, The Corps Network honors a select group of outstanding Corpsmembers and Projects, as well as leaders in the Corps movement. Click the links below to read about our 2017 honorees, who will be officially awarded at our National Conference in Washington, D.C., February 12 - 15, 2017. Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you for everything you do.

 


2017 Corpsmembers of the Year 


Dorell Boyd*
Citizens Conservation Corps - West Virginia 

*Dorell Boyd is being recognized as the first ever 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) Corpsmember of the Year. The 21CSC is a national initiative to increase the number of youth and recent veterans serving on public lands. The 21CSC Corpsmember of the Year is a young adult who has served in a member Corps of the 21CSC and is a champion of the initiative’s vision of increasing the engagement of youth and young adults in conservation and preservation. 


Michael Hendricks
Greencorps Chicago - Illinois


Kalef Jones
PowerCorpsPHL - Pennsylvania


Amanda Mathias
Mile High Youth Corps - Colorado


Leticia Rocha
SEEDS - Michigan 


Shay Wilson
Virginia Service and Conservation Corps - Virginia

 


2017 Projects of the Year 


Farms at NYCHA
Green City Force - New York


IUCN World Conservation Congress Youth Engagement
Kupu - Hawaii


ASL Inclusion Young Adult Crew
Northwest Youth Corps - Oregon/Washington


Job Corps Wildland Fire Program
U.S. Forest Service Job Corps Civilian Conservation Centers - Nationwide

 


2017 Legacy Achievement Awardees


Thomas Hark
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps - Vermont 


Carolyn Thompson-Wallace
IYO, New Jersey Youth Corps of Newark and Essex County - New Jersey