Jim Barniak Award

This award recognizes an ESU graduate for exceptional achievements in athletics beyond graduation. Winners are those who may qualify as an inductee into the ESU Athletic Hall of Fame, but do not meet the requirement of having been a star athlete in intercollegiate sports as an undergraduate.

Jim Barniak Award Winners:

2018
Carl N. Weigner '58 

2017
John “Mike” Terwilliger ’78

2016
Patricia Tross Danaher ’62

2015
Robert Rigby ’74

2014
George Kazakos ’73

2013
Gilbert "Gib" Romaine '66

2012
Thomas Barrow ’62

2011
Richard Burkholder '59
Jim Cotner '72

2008
Mr. Wayne A. Howell ’63

2007
Richard M. Carroll ’62

2006
Robert B. Shoudt ‘64
Roy G. Snyder ’58

2005
Cy (Eugene) E. Fritz ’60

2004
Joseph M. Bressi ’71
David A. Hair ’76

2003
Rick G. Rose ’76

2002
Tim B. Bishop ’86

2001
James W. Egli ’48

2000
Deborah A. Martin ’74

1999
Jay A. Hoffman ’72

1998
William G. ’70 and Donna M. ’64 Strauss

1997
Mark F. Will-Weber ’76

1996
Lyle M. Krall ’54

1995
Helen Dieffenbach Lutes ’31

1994
Fred T. O’Connor ’62

1993
Robert A. Lombardi ’77 M’82

1992
Charles W. Chronister ’63 M’64

1991
Gwen J. Armitage ’59

1990
Jim Barniak ’64
Jan Mitten Hutchinson ’71