1st Lt. USMC Ronald D. Winchester
The 1st Lt. USMC Ronald D. Winchester award is given by The Rockville Centre Basketball League to a 12th grade participant. This individual best exemplifies the characteristics of 1st Lt. USMC Ronald D. Winchester as an outstanding student, athlete, family member and citizen. 1st Lt. USMC Ronald D. Winchester was killed in action September 3, 2004 defending the freedom we cherish.
For a video remembering Ronald, please go to:
For the 12/4/08 NY Times article by Ryan Goldberg read:
For the 3/26/09 Newsday article read:
2015 Season: Eleven years after his death Sports Illustrated continues to recognize RVC resident 1st Lt. Ronald Winchester.
Former Navy football player Ron Winchester exemplified the Navy's core values, and his legacy lives on in Annapolis with the Lt. Ron Winchester Unsung Hero Award.
2004-2005: Daniel Fallon
2005-2006: Brian Nielsen
2006-2007: Thomas Morr Kelly McNoble
2007-2008: Matthew Johnson Brian Palumbo
2008-2009: Brian McNamara Kathleen Gray
2009-2010: Steven Cronley
2010-2011: Brendan McFadden
2011-2012: Dennis Treanor
2012-2013: Brett DeVerna
2013-2014: Ryan McManus Maria Anna Paone
2014-2015: Patrick Carver
2015-2016: Ryan Clark
2016-2017: Dennis Dean Brendan Murphy
2017-2018: Connor Dunster
2018-2019: Thomas deJong
2019-2020: Brendan McCabe
2021-2022: Charles Ford Michael Smyth