Awards

The Young Republican National Federation honors the extraordinary efforts of Young Republicans across the United States annually with the following awards:

Young Republican State Federation of the Year

Recognizing the best Young Republican state organization in America.

  • 2020: Texas Young Republicans
  • 2019: Tennessee Young Republicans
  • 2018: Pennsylvania Young Republicans
Young Republican Man of the Year

Recognizing extraordinary efforts by a Young Republican male leader over the past year.

  • 2020: Hayden Padgett (Texas)
  • 2019: Michael Thulen (New Jersey)
  • 2018: Chris Godbey (Virginia)
Large Young Republican Club of the Year

Recognizing the best Young Republican local club with 100 or more members.

  • 2020: Mecklenburg County Young Republicans (North Carolina)
  • 2019: Miami Young Republicans (Florida)
General George Olmstead Award

Our highest personal award honoring many years of exceptional leadership to the Young Republican National Federation.

  • 2020: Spencer Head (Nebraska)
  • 2019: Jason Emert (Tennessee)
  • 2018: Rick Loughery (Pennsylvania)
Young Republican Woman of the Year

Recognizing extraordinary efforts by a Young Republican female leader over the past year.

  • 2020: Makala Ashmar (Pennsylvania)
  • 2019: Adrienne Garza (Texas)
  • 2018: Taylor Strand (California)
Small Young Republican Club of the Year

Recognizing the best Young Republican local club with less than 100 members.

  • 2020: Tampa Bay Young Republicans (Florida)
  • 2019: Hildago Young Republicans (Texas)