Awards

National Trig-Star Awards

The National Society of Professional Surveyors hosts the National Trig-Star Awards each year. The First, Second, and Third place winners, as well as their teachers, receive monetary awards.  

2024 Student Winners

  • First Place – Samuel Grogin, Minnesota ($2000)
  • Second Place – Andy Zhang, Alaska ($1000)
  • Third Place – Andy Xu, South Carolina ($500)

2024 Teacher Winners

  • First Place – Jerry Brooks, Minnesota ($1000)
  • Second Place – Natalia Sears, Alaska ($500)
  • Third Place – Jennifer Zhang, South Carolina ($250)

1st Winner – Samuel Grogin

2nd Place Winner – Andy Zhang

3rd Place Winner – Andy Xu

State Awards

There are no established awards for the state and individual level. Local and State awards are provided by the local chapter or sponsors.

2024 State Winners 

  • Vaughan Milliman, Alabama
  • Andy Zhang, Alaska
  • Nathan Scovia, California
  • Shruti Arun, Colorado
  • Evan Marshall,  Connecticut
  • Amelia Scarborough, Georgia
  • Xinjie Wang,  Illinois
  • Bayne Manternach, Iowa
  • Katherine Anderson, Kansas
  • Nathan Francis, Kentucky
  • Jacob Carduza, Maine
  • Jack Fussman, Michigan
  • Samuel Grogin, Minnesota
  • Mckoy Dobbs, Missouri
  • Samuel Ross, Montana
  • Rohan Gupta, Nevada
  • Kevin Gordan, New Hampshire
  • Logan Falk, North Dakota
  • Alexander Roerdink, Ohio
  • Elijah Schaal, Oregon
  • James Bottger, Pennsylvania
  • Andy Xu, South Carolina
  • Shourya Goyal, South Dakota
  • Artem Samuilik, Texas
  • Corban Beutler, Utah
  • Dillon Chen, Vermont
  • Kahealani Hunter, Washington
  • Shrihan Malkaram,  West Virginia
  • John Tsagalis, Wisconsin
  • Haven Hendricks, Wyoming