John Robert Horne Memorial Award

The John Robert Horne Memorial Award is presented to a pilot with five years or less experience in the agricultural aviation industry who has an exemplary safety record and has contributed to safety in ag aviation. This award no longer has carryover nominations from year to year and must be resubmitted as a new nomination every year.
 

Sponsor

Originated in 1980 by John & Jewell Horne in memory of their son, John Robert Horne.
 

Previous Recipients

2021 Mikel Hofer 2003 Matthew J. Hook
2020 Emily Daniel 2002 Brady Neil Penner
2019 None 2001 Tracey Stokes
2018 Michael Rutledge 2000 Nicholas Scott
2017 Austin Kornegay 1999 Jeffrey Chorman
2017 Romke Sikkema 1998 Jeff Chanay
2016 Doug Bontrager 1997 Shane Hudson
2015 Rob Aslesen 1996 Seth Felix
2015 Greg Stokes 1995 Daniel J. Tinnes
2014 Taylor “J.T.” Capers 1994 Mike Deck
2014 Wade Berry 1993 Frank Kimmel III
2013 Mike Rivenbark 1991–92 None
2012 Lukas Johnson 1990 Robert Boardman
2012 Van Lucas 1989 Danny Carpenter
2011 Nick Richter 1988 Drew Keahey
2011 Billy Whitfield 1987 Rick Boardman
2010 Jason Davis 1986 Michael Schiffer
2009 Kurt Jantzen 1985 Kevin Winger
2008 Clyde Kornegay 1984 Roy Wood Jr.
2007 Aaron Peterson 1983 Charles Bradley
2006 Shea Christmas 1982 None
2005 Matt Hovdenes 1981 Greg Shears
2004 None 1980 Dale Faust