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Heritage Profile Honor Award

The Heritage Profile Honor award recognizes individuals who have made a lasting or significant contribution in preserving, interpreting, researching, publishing, promoting, or otherwise extending the knowledge and understanding of the history of North Dakota, and have demonstrated long-term dedication and personal commitment in pursuit of these goals.

Eligibility:
Eligible individuals may be living or dead.

Nominations will be evaluated on the following criteria:

How to Apply:
Nomination packets should include some or all of the following supporting documentation:

Awards are reviewed by a committee appointed by the Director of the State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND). Presentations of all awards are made annually each fall at the Governor’s Conference on North Dakota History. All materials submitted to the awards program become the property of SHSND, may be used by SHSND in promoting the awards program, and will not be returned.

Due Date:
Nomination packets must be delivered or postmarked by 5:00 pm on the second Friday of July. Entries delivered or mailed after this date may be held for consideration the following year. Send five copies of all materials to: Danielle Stuckle, Outreach Coordinator; State Historical Society of North Dakota; 612 East Boulevard Avenue; Bismarck, ND 58505.

For more information about the Local History Award program, contact Danielle Stuckle at 701-328-2794 or dlstuckle@nd.gov. Visit the State Historical Society of North Dakota’s website at history.nd.gov.

Past Recipients
Year Honored
Gilbert L. Wilson
2012
Theodore B. Jeliff
2011
Rebecca Heise
2010
Thomas D. Isern
2010
Michael Miller
2010
Marilyn Hudson
2009
Neil Howe
2009
William "Bill" E. Shemorry
2008
William D. "Bill" Snyder
2007
Forrest W. Daniel
2006
Fr. William C. Sherman
2005
Kent Good
2004
Ted Will
2003
W. Raymond Wood
2002
James E. Sperry
2001
Governor Allen I. Olson
2001
Governor Art Link
2001
Governor William L. Guy
2001
D. Jerome Tweton
1999
Everette C. Albers
1998
Larry R. Remele
1988
Robert E. Cory
1986
Patrick M. Gourneau
1986
Elwyn B. Robinson
1985
James B. Connolly
1984
Larry J. Sprunk
1984

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