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Awards of Valor

presented by Chevy

Awards of Valor

Honoring police officers, firefighters, and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious service. Nominations have closed. Check back soon for winner stories.

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Entering its 18th year, NLM’s annual Awards of Valor program, presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS, honors active duty police officers, police detectives, K-9 units, firefighters & fire police, EMS & EMT, other emergency responders, and law enforcement personnel from the Greater Philadelphia Region for remarkable acts of heroism and for serving as role models in their communities. Their stories are gripping and inspirational, and they represent the very best of what Chevrolet and the Museum consider  “Everyday Heroes.”

The following are criteria/achievements that can qualify a nominee for this award:

  • Valor in Emergency Response – Individual
  • Valor in Emergency Response – Team
  • Meritorious Community Service – Individual
  • Meritorious Community Service – Team

Learn about the 2022 winners below.

The National Liberty Museum celebrates its 17th annual Awards of Valor, presented by Your Local Chevrolet Dealers event on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.

Congratulations to the 2022 honorees. Click on their videos to learn their stories.

Corporal Stephen Winneberger
Valor in Emergency Response – Individual
Limerick Township Police Department
Limerick, Pennsylvania

Sergeant Ivy Staten-Minor
Meritorious Community Service Individual
2nd Police District
Philadelphia, PA

Nicholas Triano, Nicolas D’Alto, Anthony D’Elia 
Meritorious Community Service – Individual
Ridgefield Park Police Department
Ridgefield Park, NJ

Lieutenant Bisarat Worede, Sergeant Walt Medycki, Officer Nicholas Carrelli, Officer George Fox, Officer Jonathan Henriquez
Valor in Emergency Response – Team
Philadelphia 35th Police District
Philadelphia, PA

Lieutenant Brian Focht, Chief Lee Greenberg
Meritorious Community Service Team
Horsham Fire Company
Horsham, PA

Officer Dave Voorhees
Valor in Emergency Response – Individual
Prospect Park Police Department
Prospect Park, PA

Officer Larry Grawe, Officer Katherine Hober 
Valor in Emergency Response – Team 
Philadelphia 35th Police District
Philadelphia, PA


Sgt. Justin Judge, Sgt. Ian Thornton, Ofc. Vincenzo Tucciarone, Ofc. William Keith, Ofc. Joseph Smith, Ofc. Darren Brow, Ofc. Callan Cress, Ofc.
Valor in Emergency Response – Team 
Philadelphia 35th Police District
Philadelphia, PA

About the Sponsor

The Philadelphia Area Chevy Dealers Group includes dealers located in the Philadelphia area, Delaware and South New Jersey and are proud to be the presenting sponsor of the Awards of Valor program.  Their involvement with the Awards of Valor program is just another example of this Chevrolet Dealers Group’s commitment to their communities. This commitment is evident in their many other community activities which underscore the belief that in all lives there are everyday heroes.  These heroes can be found in the Youth Baseball and Youth Soccer Leagues which the Chevrolet Dealers Group sponsors. This program partners a Chevrolet dealer with a local Youth Sports league. They are also supporters of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer annual walks.


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