The Arthur J. Olson Traveling Trophy Annual Award
The Arthur J. Olson Trophy recognizes the late Arthur Olson, beloved and long time club member, who passed away in the fall of 1994. Since Art was so active in N4C, having served as its President and in many other capacities, the award is made annually to the club member who is most active in all N4C monthly contests, both as a participant and as a competition winner.
The Charles Heilman Traveling Trophy Annual Award
Since 2015 the Heilman Trophy is awarded to the club’s Photographer of the Year. In the 1980’s the trophy was donated by Dr. Charles Heilman, a longtime club member well known for his beautiful and meticulous black and white prints. The Heilman Trophy originally honored the best print of the year.
The Colin Campbell Traveling Trophy Annual Award
All winning digital images from the year’s salons are reviewed by a judge who selects the most outstanding image and awards the Colin Campbell Trophy. The trophy was donated by a former club member.
The EPKO Traveling Trophy Annual Award
The EPKO Trophy was donated by the EPKO Film Service, a former photographic store in Fargo. The trophy is awarded by the executive board of the club to a meritorious new member.
The Mark Kempenich Traveling Trophy Annual Award
The Mark Kempenich Trophy was presented to the club by Mrs. Kempenich and is given each year in memory of Mark, who was best known for his extreme dedication and service to the club. Only those who knew Mark can appreciate the intensity of his devotion, his vigor and enthusiasm. The trophy is awarded by the previous recipients to the person deemed to have given the greatest measure of service to the club during the preceding year.