Awards

The Wawasee Yacht Club recognizes two Junior Sailing participants each year with awards that have been endowed in memory of former members. These awards are presented at the WYC End-of-Season Awards Banquet on the Sunday evening of Labor Day weekend. Award recipients will be notified in advance and are invited to attend the awards program with their families.

The awards are as follows:

The B.W. Duck Memorial Award

The B. W. Duck Memorial Award is presented annually to the WYC Junior Sailing participant who is considered to be the "best sailor" of the season. The recipient shall have demonstrated excellence in boat handling, seamanship, and conduct upon the water. The honoree shall have his or her name engraved upon the B.W. Duck Award, which shall remain on display at the Yacht Club.

The Alfred Tag Snook Memorial Award

The Alfred Tag Snook Award is presented annually to the WYC Junior Sailing participant who best demonstrates "overall excellence" in the Junior Sailing class. The honoree will have demonstrated the Corinthian Spirit through outstanding classroom work, a high level of sportsmanship, respect for others, and sound sailing skills.