2004 Winner of A Prairie Home Companion Talent Competition

 with Garrison Keillor


2010 Winner of Country Category and 2nd Place Overall 

 Lee Ritenour’s Six String Theory Guitar Competition


2012 Horizon Award

 The National Thumbpickers Hall Of Fame


2012 Portland, OR Best Emerging Artist Award 

 Deli Magazine


2014 Thumbpicking Recording of The Year

 The National Thumbpickers Hall of Fame


2014 Winner of Country Category

 Lee Ritenour’s Six String Theory Guitar Competition


2014 Recipient of Six String Theory Global Music Competition Full-Tuition Scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA


2016 Yamaha Fellowship Recipient 

 Crown of The Continent Guitar Workshop & Festival


2016 Recipient of the Harris Stanton Scholarship

 For Outstanding Guitarists at Berklee College of Music