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Kansas Division of the International Association for Identification

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Member Awards

John C. Hazelet Award

Given to a member who, in the opinion and judgement of the Board of Directors, has demonstrated outstanding dedicated service during the preceding year.

This award was previously named the "Member of the Year" award from 1977 to 1981, and was renamed to the John C. Hazelet Award in 1982.

Robert D. Olsen, Sr. Award

Presented annually to the member who has submitted the most outstanding article to the KDIAI Newsletter (The Prairie Whorlwind).

This award was previously named the "Article of the Year" award from 1977 to 1981, and was renamed to the A. J. Reno Award in 1982. The award was then changed to the Robert D. Olsen, Sr. Award in 1990.

President's Award

Given to a member, or members, who, in the opinion and judgement of the current President, had demonstrated outstanding service to the organization throughout their membership, or who has went above and beyond the normal call of membership to the organization.

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Past award recipients

John c. hazelet award

2022 - Wade Cherms

2021 - Kelsey Lynch

2020 - None

2019 - Ira Freel

2018 - Jay Wessel

2017 - Stephanie Clark

2016 - David Klamm

2015 - James Newman

2014 - 

2013 - Jacqueline Hayworth

2012 - Lisa Wilcox

2011 - 

2010 - 

2009 - 

2008 - Scott Slifer

2007 - Zach Thomas

2006 - Karen Osborn

2005 - Karen Osborn (Hamm)

2004 - Dr. Michael Finnegan

2003 - 

2002 - Rick Fahy

2001 - Dan Ward

2000 - John Horn

1999 - Steve Koch

1998 - 

1997 - Rick Fahy

1996 - 

1995 - Karen Osborn (Hamm)

1994 - 

1993 - Karen Osborn (Hamm)

1992 - 

1991 - 

1990 - 

1989 - 

1988 - 

1987 - 

1986 - 

1985 - 

1984 - 

1983 - 

1982 - James "Ron" Davis

1981 - James "Ron" Davis

1980 - James Peak

1979 - Bill Tucker

1978 - Bill Tucker

1977 - Bill Tucker

President's

award

2022 - None

2021 - Jack Campbell, Jr.

2020 - Jay Wessel

2019 - James Welsh

2018 - Steve Koch

2017 - Holly Latham

2016 - Stephanie Clark

2015 - James Welsh

2014 - 

2013 - Jacqueline Hayworth

2012 - Kelly Woodward (Ohlstein)

2011 - 

2010 - 

2009 - 

2008 - 

2008 - IAI President Award - Karen Osborn (Hamm)

2007 - Scott Slifer

           - Jacqueline Hayworth

2006 - Dr. Mike Finnegan

2005 - Karen Osborn (Hamm)

2004 - Dick Warrington

2003 - 

2002 - Holly Latham

2001 - 

2000 - Steve Koch

1999 - 

1998 - 

1997 - John Horn

1996 - 

1995 - Dr. Michael Finnegan

1994 - 

1993 - Helen Turner

Robert D. Olsen, Sr. award

2022 - Wade Cherms

     - "Developing Fingerprints on an Unfamiliar Surface"

No submissions in 2021 - 2015

2013 - Heather Dietrich

     - "Fingerprinting non porous surfaces in cold weather"

2008 - Mark Nepote

- "Luminol vs Bluestar Comparison Study"

2007 - 

2006 - Dr. Michael Finnegan

2005 - Zach Thomas

2004 - Judi Carcia

2003 - 

2002 - Mike Van Stratton

2001 - William T. Andrews

2000 - Jim McNutt

1999 - 

1998 - William T. Andrews

1997 - 

1996 - William T. Andrews

1995 - James "Ron" Davis

- "More Blasts from the Past"

1994 - 

1993 - L.J. Stephenson

- "Bulletproof and Drugfire Systems"

1992 - 

1991 - 

1990 - David Grieve

1989 - 

1988 - 

1987 - 

1986 -

1985 - 

1984 - 

1983 - 

1982 - James Peak

- "Latent Print Review Board, Necessary or Not?"

1981 - No Submissions

1980 - Dr. Michael Finnegan

- "Forensic Anthropology I: What to expect from a forensic anthropology report"

1979 - Dr. Thomas Krauss

- "Bite Marks"

1978 - 

1977 - Bill Tucker

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