2019 (press release)
AOPA's YOU CAN FLY PROGRAM
For fostering an appreciation of general aviation flying by working to make it more accessible and affordable to all.
2018 (press release)
For his lifelong dedication to aerospace excellence, outreach, and education, as well as his passionate efforts in exciting and inspiring our next generation of scientists, engineers, and explorers by sharing his spaceflight adventures and knowledge.
2017 (press release)
PROFESSOR JOHN ANDERSON, JR.
For his sustained international leadership in aerospace engineering education demonstrated by his authorship of an array of widely-read undergraduate and graduate textbooks with clear, engaging, and superior technical content and historical context.
2016 (press release)
For dedicating 42 years to educating, leading, and inspiring students to pursue careers in aerospace through the formation of the TransSTEM Academy.
No trophy awarded.
2014 (press release)
THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION AND THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ROCKETRY
For advancing aerospace-oriented science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education through their joint creation, sponsorship, and dedicated sustainment of the Team America Rocketry Challenge.
2013 (press release) (photo album)
For significant contributions of enduring value to aerospace education in the United States.
2012 (press release) (photo album)
JOHN AND MARTHA KING
For their passion and dedication in making aviation knowledge more accessible to pilots worldwide by combining elegant technology with clear, fun teaching featuring courseware that simplifies complex concepts for students.
No trophy awarded.
2010 (press release) (photo album)
ACADEMY OF MODEL AERONAUTICS
For exemplary accomplishment and collaborative work with numerous aerospace organizations to assist students, teachers and community leaders in understanding the science, skill and beauty of flight.