The Delaware Award for Heroism was established in 2013, award recipients are presented with certificates to recognize acts of heroism and courage.

Nominations will be accepted throughout the year. To be included in the May awards ceremony, Nominations for the award must be submited by February 28, 2019.

Nomination Guidelines PDF
Nomination Form Word

Congratulations
Delaware Award for Heroism
2018 Award Recipients


Christie Bonniwell and Trevor McColley, Department of Transportation

Christie Bonniwell and Trevor McColley,
Department of Transportation



Stewart Douglass and Matthew Palsgrove, Department of Transportation

Stewart Douglass and Matthew Palsgrove,
Department of Transportation



Christie Ray, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Christie Ray,
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control



Angela Riddle, Department of Health and Social Services

Angela Riddle,
Department of Health and Social Services



Karol Ann Shyers and Brian Payton, Department of Correction

Karol Ann Shyers and Brian Payton,
Department of Correction



Kristen Thornton, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control

Kristen Thornton,
Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control



Gabriel and Jessica Vorous, Department of Correction

Gabriel and Jessica Vorous,
Department of Correction



William Walker, Department of Correction

William Walker,
Department of Correction



Jamie Whitehouse, previously with the Department of Correction (left the State)

Jamie Whitehouse,
previously with the Department of Correction (left the State)



Howard R. Young Correctional Institute Team, represented by K9 Handler Spencer Alexander

Howard R. Young Correctional Institute Team,
Represented by K9 Handler Spencer Alexander