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Ski & Snowboard Club Vail hands out year-end awards

Friends and families of athletes and coaches gathered for the Ski & Snowboard Club Vail's annual President's Dinner at Vail Golf Club on Tuesday to recognize outstanding performances on and off of the slopes this past winter.

The 2016-17 President's dinner award winners are as follows:

Volunteer of the Year Award

Debbie Lathram

Freestyle Female Athlete of the Year

Heidi Kloser

Freestyle Les Streeter Award: Outstanding Performance in Freestyle.

Teddy Kust

Snowboard Female Athlete of the Year

Montana Braden

Snowboard Male Athlete of the Year

Jack Coyne

Snowboard Les Streeter Award: Outstanding Performance in Snowboarding.

Fynn Bullock-Womble

Nordic Female Athlete of the Year

Maddie Donovan

Nordic Male Athlete of the Year

Nolan Herzog

Nordic Les Streeter Award: Outstanding Performance in Nordic Skiing.

Bridget Donovan

Park & Pipe Male Athlete of the Year

Felix Coudouy

Freeski Female Athlete of the Year

Brynn Wedlake

Big Mountain Female Athlete of the Year

Austin O'Bourn

Big Mountain Male Athlete of the Year

Sam Heller

Freeski Les Streeter Award: Outstanding Performance in Freeski.

Sammy Schuiling

Alpine Male Athlete of the Year

Kyle Negomir

Alpine Les Streeter Award: Outstanding Performance in Alpine Skiing.

Kellen Kinsella

The George Rau Coach of the Year

Eric Pepper

Lower and Middle School Student of the Year

Sam Packer

Upper School Student of the Year

Dashell Prince-Judd

Terresa Herbst Teacher of the Year Award

Sam Bennett

Gaynor Miller Award: Presented annually to the Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athlete who exhibits the highest standards of sportsmanship, teamwork and dedication. This athlete's overall performance is an example to be followed.

Freestyle Nominee: Matt Leseur

Freeski Nominee: Sammy Schuiling

Snowboard Nominee: David Retzlaff

Alpine Nominee Jake Dippy

Nordic Nominee: Andrew Rogers

Gaynor Miller Award Winner: Jake Dippy

Craig Kelly Memorial Award: Presented annually to the Ski & Snowboard Club Vail snowboard athlete who demonstrates the finest combination of athletics, citizenship and academic excellence.

Alex Jimenez

Adrian Kearney Award: Presented annually to a graduating Alpine Age Class athlete who exhibits a true passion for skiing and a love for life in the mountains.

Thomas Conlon

Thomas Pitcher Award: Presented annually to the Ski & Snowboard Club Vail athlete who demonstrates the highest level of commitment to the sport of ski racing and academic excellence.

Kyle Negomir

Zeke Pierce Memorial Awards: The Zeke Pierce Scholarship is awarded annually to an SSCV member who exhibits a love of skiing and riding that transcends their competition discipline. The recipient has a passion for skiing in all of its many forms, pushes limits while taking responsible risks and embraces the variables of weather, terrain and conditions that makes skiing and riding so special — a passion so deep that it exhibits a way of life, love for the environment and respect for all who share this love. A $750 program fee scholarship is awarded with this scholarship.

Reagan Wallis

Connor Flynn

3C Monthly Winners: The core values of SSCV are Character, Courage and Commitment: the three Cs. The 3C athlete and staff awards were established several years ago to recognize outstanding displays of these character traits by our athletes and staff, both on and off of the snow. A total of 12 3C Awards — six athlete and six staff — were given out this past season, one winner for each month from November through April.

Sammy Schuiling

Hunter Roach

Caroline Jones

Ian Rogers

Audrey Schane

Taylor Brandt

Walter Kirsch Award: Sammy Schuiling

Zella Gorsuch Award: For the greatest contribution to advancement of skiing in the Vail Valley

Karen Ghent