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Hard Hat Award

The Hard Hat Award is AGC of Alaska's  most prestigious award. It was established by the chapter to recognize an individual who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the Alaska construction industry.  The selection of a meritorious individual is a matter of serious consideration, deliberation and evaluation. The selected individual must not only possess the qualities of skill, responsibility and integrity, but must possess a distinguished record of giving their time and talent for the betterment of the industry and community. Their high moral standards, personal values, and dedication to excellence characterize such individuals. It is a badge of honor to be worn humbly but proudly, as it represents the gratitude of the industry for a lifetime of contributions. The award is presented during AGC's Dinner Dance at the end of the Annual Conference.   Place introduction text here.

Recipients Listed by Year

2019 - Richard Green
​2018 - Tamie Taylor
2017 - Congressman Don Young
2016 - Dave Cruz - Cruz Construction, Inc.
2015 - Jim Jansen - Lynden, Inc.
2014 - Sam Richard Brice*, Andy Brice, Al Brice
2013 - Traci Johnson
2012 - Robby Capps
2011 - Jerry Neeser
2010 - Terry Fike
2009 - Dan Cuddy*, Alice Ellingson
2008 - Phil Anderson
2007 - Mike Miller
2006 - Albert "Bert" Bell
2005 - Hal Ingalls
2004 - Dennis Nottingham
2003 - Pete Stone, Vance Taylor
2002 - April Reilly, Mike Harned
2001 - Derrall McBirney*, Mano Frey
2000 - Pat Reilly
1999 - R. Greg Romack, Dick Engebretson*
1998 - Marie Wilson, Rich Richmond*
​1997 - Harvey Dougherty*, F. Michael Swalling
1996 - Heinrich Springer*, J.A. Fergusson
1995 - Harold Kerslake*, Roxanna Horschel
1994 - Richard "Dick" Cattanach
1993 - P.D. Koon*, Joseph P. Jackovich*
1992 - Stan Smith*, Tim Brady
1991 - Herb Lang, William Jones, Sr.*
1990 - Derald Schoon, Glen D. Chambers*
1989 - Patrick Steward*, William "Bill" Nelson*
1988 - Senator Ted Stevens*, Herman Reichmann*
1987 - Maj. Gen. George R. Robertson, Cliff Berg*
1986 - Minnie Helena Swalling*, George N. Nelson*, Ernest "Ernie" Caston*
1985 - George W. Easley*, Arthur "Art" Andersen
1984 - Leo L. Walsh*
1983 - D.L. Cheney*
1982 - W.D. "Wally" Parker*, Edmund N. Orbeck*
1981 - Conrad G.B. Frank*
1980 - Robert O. Anderson*, Clyde O. Hovik*
1979 - E.W. "Pete" Casper*, W. "Woody" Johansen*
1978 - George Ed Smith*
1977 - S.C. Stephens*
1976 - Jack Spake*
1975 - Ernie Kissee*
1974 - Jack Miller*
1973 - George Atkinson*
1972 - Clyde Lewis*
1971 - Jim Lundgren*
1969 - Ken Sheppard*
1968 - Ray Rogers*
1967 - J. Irwin Miller*, Charles Griffith*
1966 - Jim Folston*
1965 - Al Swalling*, Art Jacobs*
1964 - Leonard Thomas*, Col. Haygood*

(* denotes deceased)