2016 Honorees

Emerald of the Year
In memory of Chief Terence L. Pellegrino
Deputy Chief (Ret.) Richard Loehwing - East Hanover PD​

Law Enforcement Officer of the Year
In memory of Sgt. William E. Connolly
Vern Pedersen - Springfield PD

Firefighter of the Year Award
In memory of Captain James M. Mooney
Tom Malkinski​ - Bloomfield Fire Department

Annual College Scholarship Recipients for 2015 
Essex County Emerald Society Scholarship – Tyler J. Wurtz
Robert Pidgeon Memorial Scholarship – Rebecca Abbott
Ray Farrington Memorial Scholarship – Molly Malkinski
Emerald Society Pipe Band John McGuire Scholarship – Michael Snellen