The Wilma Rudolph Award is presented to girls or women who have faced obstacles/challenges and used courage to overcome those challenges.

Past Wilma Rudolph Award Winners
2018: Colleen Stark-Haws, St. Cloud Tech High School
2017: Mallory Weggemann, USA Paralympic Swimming
2016: Alexis Shifflett, USA Paralympic Volleyball 
2015: Ronda Jo (Miller) Donatucci, Former Collegiate and WNBA 
         Player, Interim Co-Director of the Metro Deaf School
2014: ​Rose Hollermann, Wheelchair Basketball Athlete
2013: Amy Gardner - Robbinsdale Adapted Sports Cooperative
2012: Gabriele Anderson - University of Minnesota/USA Running
2011: Michele Heise - Minnesota Academy for the Deaf - Coach
2010: Elissa Reinsma - Fulda/Murray County Central - Wrestler
2009: Karen Casper-Robson - Wheelchair Basketball Player
2008: Connor Lewis - Barnesville High School - Athlete with CF
2007: Kelly Underkofler - Paralympian, 2006 US Cross Country Skier
2006: Anne Marie Seward - Runner
2005: Deborah Vosler - Team USA Paralymics - Volleyball athlete
2004: Marie Roethlisberger - University of Minnesota Gymnast
2003: Amy Peterson - Olympic Speed Skater with CFS
2002: Mary Lou Carlson - Marathon Runner
2001: Lindsay Nielsen - Marathon Runner
2000: Brianna Scurry - Goalkeeper - US Women's Soccer Team
1999: Marcia Kulick - Hall of Fame Wheelchair Athlete
1998: Crystal Flynt - Overcame Family Adversity
1997: Toni Stone - One of the first female pro baseball players
1996: Deb Sunderman - Wheelchair Basketball Player



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