Awards, Commendations & Medals

  1. Arkasas Fire Academy Awards
  2. Meritorious Awards

Arkansas State Fire Academy Awards

Outstanding Rookie Award

This is awarded to individual who shows the most productive performance and leadership skills of the graduating class. The students themselves vote, then the Academy instructors vote on who best exemplifies the most outstanding rookie.

  • Bob Thornton (July 1994)
  • Dewey Coy (October 1996)
  • Adam Jones (August 2011)
  • Jeff Singleton (November 2012)
  • Tyler Johnson (June 2015)

Academic Achievement Award
This is awarded to the individual who clearly showed hard work and dedication by obtaining the highest grade point average of the graduating class.

  • Joeseph Potts (November 2011)
  • Jeff Singelton (November 2012)
  • Justin Martin (May 2013)
  • Nathan Willett (June 2014)
  • Sean Peeples (October 2015)
  • Jeremy Moody (April 2016)
Firefighter of the Year Ribbon

Firefighter of the Year

  • Claude Howard (1988)
  • Charles Pope (1989)
  • Donald Jones (1990)
  • Billy Joe Ivy (1991)
  • Paul Kyzer (1992)
  • Steve Moore (1993)
  • Ralph Roark (1994)
  • Wayne Coleman (1994)
  • Johnny Bradley (1995)
  • Bill Allen (1996)
  • Mike Lehman (1997)
  • Lanny Lehman (1998)
  • Dewan Laws (1999)
  • John Barnes (2000)
  • Johnny Bradley Jr. (2001)
  • Sam Ford (2002)
  • Robert Walls (2003)
  • Dewan Laws (2004)
  • Mark Looney (2005)
  • Robert Walls (2009)
  • Jeff Singleton (2013)
  • Justin Martin (2014)
  • Jeff Singleton (2015)
  • Allen Wells (2016)
  • Tyler Johnson (2017)
Paramedic of the Year Ribbon

Paramedic of the Year

  • Bill Plunk (1988)
  • Kendall Snyder (1989)
  • Joe Bratton (1990)
  • Mark Smart (1991)
  • Clayton Eads (1992)
  • Eddie Hill (1993)
  • Joseph Fili (1994)
  • Bob Thornton (1995)
  • Allen Marshall (1996)
  • Robert Laws (1997)
  • Louis Eckelhoff (1998)
  • Clayton Eads (1999)
  • Bill James (2000)
  • Brett Stubblefield (2001)
  • Clark Coleman (2002)
  • Jeff Thrasher (2003)
  • Steve Davidson (2004)
  • Jeff Thrasher (2005)
  • Andrew Bates (2009)
  • Drew Cargile (2013)
  • Joeseph Potts (2014)
  • Kyle Meyers (2015)
  • Cody Henley(2016)
  • Payton Sullivan (2017)
Fire Officer of the Year Ribbon

Fire Officer of the Year

  • Donald Jones (1990)
  • Ron Peek (1999)
  • Robert Laws (2000)
  • Mike Lehman (2001)
  • Joe Bratton (2002)
  • Charlie Pope (2003)
  • Louis Eckelhoff (2004)
  • Bob Thornton (2005)
  • Robert Roland (2009)
  • Jason Riggs (2013)
  • Robert Roland (2014)
  • Adam Teague (2015)
  • Allen Marshall (2016)
  • James Amerine (2017)

Jr. Fire Officer of the Year

  • Calun Fulton (2014)
  • Drew Cargile (2015)
  • Grant Warner (2016)
  • Justin Martin (2017)

EMT of the Year

  • Randy Crook (1992)
  • Kenneth Watkins (1996)
  • Clark Coleman (1997)
  • Randall Heffner (1998)