The Rookie of the Year award goes to the member who has provided the most outstanding service in their first full year with the team. This decision was especially difficult, since the SAR staff nominated 11 different worthy members. In 2010, two SAR academies were conducted, and each gave us a great new pool of rookies who were talented and committed. With that in mind, we recognized two people—one from each of the two academies. Both individuals hit the ground running and made incredible contributions to the success of the program.
Andy and Tim are very well known on the team for the huge contributions they both have made over the past year. They have quickly risen in the ranks and taken on huge responsibilities to continue the growth and evolution of the team.