Volunteer of the Year award winners pose with Spirit, Executive Director Mike Nealy and Board Chair Steve Leach
at the Volunteer Appreciation Party on March 4, 2018.
Each year, more than 3,000 men and women donate their time as PlayStation Fiesta Bowl and Cheez-It® Bowl
volunteers. The heartbeat of the organization starts with the Fiesta Bowl volunteers, Ambassadors and Yellow
Jacket Committee members as they work endless hours to ensure that the bowl games and community events
Each volunteer is committed to fostering a culture of community involvement and giving. During our bowl games
and events, they serve as welcoming hosts who create lifelong memories and provide meaningful contributions
to the Arizona community. The group of hard-working individuals are what make the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
one of the most hospitable bowls in all of college football.
To all of our wonderful volunteers, we could not do it without you and we thank you for all you do!
A few of our outstanding volunteers are recognized each year for their passion and dedication
to the organization each year. The 2017-18 Volunteer Award winners are:
TIBOR AND SUSAN SZELINGER
Glenn Hawkins Volunteers of the Year
Chair of the Year
George Leonard Rookie of the Year
Frank Snell Lifetime Achievement Award
Randi Knappenberger Ambassador of the Year
Committee Member of the Year