For the individual who best epitomizes the zeal of fishery scientists for emulating the flair of spawning tetras in attempting to keep the bonfire social a fun and intellectually stimulating experience.
2019: Taylor Lipscomb (UF Student) for his cartwheel abilities at the bonfire.
2018: Quenton Tuckett for keeping the fire jumping tradition alive and well.
2016: Chris Anderson for speaking gibberish at the bonfire and going to the wrong hotel room.
2015: James Kramer
2013: Nicole Kierl for being sent to the office.
2012: Brent Winner for “accidentally” dialing 911 twice, causing an officer to make a visit to the bonfire
2008: Russ Lowers
2007: Matt Lauretta
2006: EN’s Stealth Squad for extracting a kayak from a locked Expedition and nearly scoring a ‘swish’ with it on the basketball court
2004: Eric Nagid and Bob Wattendorf–FAFS “Power Olympics”
2002: Tom Maher sacrificed a healthy vertebra to win both the newly inaugurated “Bonfire Olympics” as well as the coveted Lampshade Award
2000: Laura Jenkins