Photographer of the Year for Weekly Papers by New England Newspaper and Press Association for 2010 and 2017.

Photographer of the Year for Gatehouse Media Weekly Class 2015 

2014, 2013, 2011 Finalist for Photographer of the Year for Weekly Papers by New England Newspaper and Paper Association.

Editor and Publisher Best of 2006 Photo Contest for Photo Essay on “the Life of a Cranberry” for

25, 000 Circulation Size

Honorable Mentioned Personality Photo Northern Short Course 2021

2nd place Sports Feature Photo Northern Short Course 2023

2017 NESNE Best Sports/ Feature Photo

1st Place 2017 NENPA Awards for News Feature Photo, General News Photo, Feature Photo, Sports Photo, Photo Series, and Feature Video

1st Place 2021 NENPA Award Social Issues Reporting 

3rd Place 2010 NENPA Award for Weekly Class Video: Kickball Tournament:

2nd Place 2009 NENPA Award for Weekly Class 1 video: Paul Kukstis:

Multiple National Press Photographer Association Monthly Clip wins. 2021-2022 wins are listed.

February 2021: Second Place Spot News

March 2021: Third Place Sports Feature

May 2021: Second Place Spot News

May 2021: Third Place Sports Feature

April 2021: Third Place Sports Action

June 2021: Third Place Sports Action

July 2021: First place Sports Feature

October 2021: Second Place General News

October 2021: Second place Sports Feature

November 2021: Second place Sports Feature

November 2021: Third place Sports Feature

December 2021: First place General News

January 2022: Second place Portrait

March 2022: Third place General News

April 2022: First place Feature Single

June 2022: First place General News

July 2022: First place Portrait

November 2022: Third place Portrait

December 2022: Second place General News

December 2022: Third place Portrait

February 2023: Second place Sports Action

May 2023: Second place Sports Action

June 2023: Third place Sports Feature

Eagle Scout

2015 Big Brother of the Year

2021 MA Secondary Schools Athletic Directors Association District 9 Award of Excellence

Other Interests: 

I play team handball with Boston Team Handball Club. We placed second at a national tournament in 2010 and 2011. I am a political advocate for the Massachusetts Coalition to End Human Trafficking, an Anti-Human Trafficking organization. I helped get human trafficking legislation passed in Massachusetts. I am a mentor through the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Organization since 1998. I was named Big of the Year in 2015 by the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay for my 17 years of friendship with my mentee. Here's the video they made of our relationship: