2023 NSC Awards


Each year the Nebraska Sports Council honors those who have gone above and beyond at the annual awards banquet. Awards include Sport Director Anniversary Awards, the Russ White Memorial Sport Director of the Year Award, the Joe Neal Memorial Volunteer of the Year Award, and awards for Cornhusker State Games Athletes of the Year.

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2023 Cornhusker State Games Annual Awards 

Joe Neal Memorial Volunteer of the Year

Aaron & Jeri Lyn Rogge

Russ White Memorial Sport Director of the Year

Hilary Catron & Mike Catron – Taekwondo

Athletes of the Year

Adult Female – Becky Mantonya – Lincoln – Swimming
Adult Male – Emmett Hassenstab – Elkhorn – Track & Field *National Congress of State Games Athlete of the Year
Senior Female – Susan Bensen – Blair – Archery
Senior Male – Larry Allen – Cozad – Taekwondo
Youth Female – Anna Midyett – Bennington – Youth Golf
Youth Male – Rudy Rodriguez – Grand Island – Wrestling

Sport Director Service Anniversaries

CSG 5-Year Service Awards
David Case – Cornhole
Larry Pape – Shore Fishing
Erik Gustafson – Miniature Golf
Rick Royers – Karate
Dena Noe – CSG Walk
David Charroin – Wrestling

CSG 10-Year Service Award
Matt & Becky Carmin – Archery

CSG 15-Year Service Award
Brian Gorman – Karate

CSG 20-Year Service Award
Mike Jochum – BB Gun & Air Rifle/Pistol

CSG 25-Year Service Award
Anita Jackson – Disc Golf

CSG 35-Year Service Award
Daryl Korinek – Volleyball

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