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January 6, 2014 to May 16, 2014

Overall Best Student - The overall best student award is presented to the deputy with the highest cumulative score for all subjects, sponsored by the Deputy Sheriffs' Association of Pennsylvania. 
Andrea Brackbill
Juniata County Sheriff's Office
 Academic Achievement - The academic achievement award is presented to the deputy with the highest academic average, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Sheriffs' Association.
Dante Austin
Philadelphia County Sheriff's Office
Law - The law award is presented to the deputy with the highest average scores for civil and criminal law, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Association.
John McCulloch
Franklin County Sheriff's Office
Firearms - The firearms award is presented to the deputy with the highest firearms range qualification, sponsored by the Deputy Sheriffs' Education and Training Board.
Paul Snyder
Westmoreland County Sheriff's Office
Michael VanKuren Memorial Award
(Formerly the Defensive Tactics Award)
 
This memorial award is presented to the deputy with the highest score and profiency level in defensive tactics. Michael VanKuren was a Deputy Sheriff with the Bradford County Sheriff's Office, who was killed in the line of duty on March 31, 2004. Deputy VanKuren was also a Defensive Tactics Instructor with the Deputy Sheriffs' Training Academy.
Dante Austin
Philadelphia County Sheriff's Office