2024 Conference Winners
Top Academic: 
Ed Hemmelman III, Beta Sigma Omega Lambda, Region 6 
Top Gun: 
Aaron Valdez, Sigma Kappa Chi, Region 2 
Outstanding Region: 
Region 2 
Spirit Award: 
Sigma Kappa Chi, Region 2 
Trailblazer Award: 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda, Region 6 
Sweepstakes Award: 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda, Region 6 
LAE KNOWLEDGE
lower Division:

upper Division:

Professional Division:
1st Place 
Dr. Roger Pennel 
Region 3 
Gamma Epsilon Delta 
2nd Place 
Ed Hemmelman III 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
3rd Place 
Jacob Siebanoller 
Region 2 
Delta Chi Alpha 
JUVENILE JUSTICE
Lower Division:

Upper Division:

Professional Division:
1st Place 
Ed Hemmelman III 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
2nd Place 
Dr. Ziwei Qi 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
3rd Place 
Troy Cochran 
Region 2 
Delta Kappa Epsilon 
POLICE MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS
Lower Division:

Upper Division:

Professional Division:
1st Place 
Ed Hemmelman III 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
2nd Place 
Troy Cochran 
Region 2 
Delta Kappa Epsilon 
3rd Place 
Jacob Siebanoller 
Region 2 
Delta Chi Alpha 
CORRECTIONS
Lower Division:

Upper Division:

Professional Division:
1st Place 
Dr. Ziwei Qi 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
2nd Place 
Ed Hemmelman III 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
3rd Place 
Troy Cochran 
Region 2 
Delta Kappa Epsilon 
Forensic psychology
Lower Division:

Upper Division:

Professional Division:
1st Place 
Dr. Ziwei Qi 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
2nd Place 
Ed Hemmelman III 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
3rd Place 
Troy Cochran 
Region 2 
Delta Kappa Epsilon 
Homeland & national security
lower division:

upper division:

professional division:
1st Place 
Ed Hemmelman III 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
2nd Place 
Troy Cochran 
Region 2 
Delta Kappa Epsilon 
3rd Place 
Dr. Morgan Steele 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
Criminal Law
lower division:

upper division:

professional division:
1st Place 
Ed Hemmelman III 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
2nd Place 
Troy Cochran 
Region 2 
Delta Kappa Epsilon 
3rd Place 
Dr. Ziwei Qi 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
Academic research poster
lower division:

upper division:

graduate division:
1st Place 
Madelyn Underwood 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
2nd Place 
Mackenzie Williams 
Region 3 
Gamma Epsilon Delta 
FIREARMS (Individual)
Lower Division:

Upper Division:

Professional Division:
1st Place 
Aaron Valdez 
Region 2 
Sigma Kappa Chi 
2nd Place 
Richard Gillespie 
Region 6 
Gamma Epsilon Delta 
3rd Place 
Dr. Michael Sanchez 
Region 2 
Iota Kappa Chi 
FIREARMS (Team)
Lower Division:
1st Place 
Francisco Romo Luis Vasquez Alberto Garay 
Region 2 
Iota Kappa Chi 
2nd Place 
Matthew Smith Avery Penn Juliana Sloan 
Region 3 
Gamma Epsilon Delta 
Upper Division:
1st Place 
Noe Figueroa Kayla Navarro Jair Tovar 
Region 2 
Iota Kappa Chi 
2nd Place 
Lauren Gruber Tyler Fagan Matthew Nenniger 
Region 3 
Gamma Epsilon Delta 
3rd Place 
Brett Blackburn Wilson Harrow Matthew Long 
Region 3 
Gamma Epsilon Delta 
Professional Division:
1st Place 
Aaron Valdez Orlando Ayala John Paul Cruz 
Region 2 
Sigma Kappa Chi 
2nd Place 
Ed Hemmelman III Stu Hamblen Mike Collins 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
1st Place 
Adrian Sanchez Alex Cheng Troy Cochran 
Region 6 
Beta Sigma Omega Lambda 
CRIME SCENE
Lower Division:
1st Place 
Juliana Sloan Avery Penn Cidnee Chipley 
Region 3 
Gamma Epsilon Delta 
2nd Place 
Liam Spain Cooper Spain Lorena Sosa 
Region 2 
Delta Chi 
3rd Place 
Molly Magill Madison Wolfe Misaelis DeAbreau 
Region 3 
Kappa Omicron Rho 
Upper Division:
1st Place 
Bryce Hufford Olivia Rowles Lucia Rodriguez 
Region 6 
Tau Alpha Omicron 
2nd Place 
Guadalupe Centeno Alondra Bermea Austinn West 
Region 2 
Delta Chi 
3rd Place 
Grace Thiele Hannah Martinez Gianna Everett 
Region 6 
Tau Alpha Omicron 
Professional Division:
1st Place 
Desiree Garcia Allison Hauser Jair Tovar 
Region 2 
Iota Kappa Chi 
2nd Place 
Kirsten Hatten Ashley Novak Marifer Ramirez 
Region 2 
Delta Chi 
3rd Place 
Shannon Carmichael Jordan DerouinMorrison Riley DerouinMorrison 
Region 6 
Tau Alpha Omicron 
Physical Agility
Female  25 and Under:

Male  25 and Under:

Female 26 to 35:

Male 26 to 35:

Female 36 and Over:

Male 36 and Over:

2024 NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS
Lower Division:

Upper Division:

Graduate Division:
1st Place 
Madelyn Underwood 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
2024 student paper AWARDS
Lower Division: 
Upper Division: 


Graduate Division:
1st Place 
Madelyn Underwood 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
2nd Place 
Mackenzie Williams 
Region 3 
Gamma Epsilon Delta 
3rd Place 
Accacia Pedigo 
Region 3 
Delta Tau Omega 
Lip sync & talent show awards
Talent (individual):

talent (group):

Lip sync:
1st Place 
Tau Alpha Omicron 
Region 6 

2nd Place 
Delta Tau Omega 
Region 3 

3rd Place 
Zeta Epsilon Nu 
Region 5 