UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
Capt. Reid K. Nishizuka Mentorship Award
This award was established by Colonel Andrew Cernicky, professor of aerospace studies at Air Force ROTC Detachment 225, in memory of Reid's mentorship and professionalism. The award is given each year to the most outstanding mentor in the AS 400 class at the University of Notre Dame who embodies Reid's legacy of humble service and inspiring leadership.
KAILUA HIGH SCHOOL
Captain Reid K. Nishizuka Memorial Scholarship Award
Established at Reid's high school alma mater, this memorial scholarship award is given annually to the Air Force JROTC member that goes above and beyond to contribute to the success of the unit. Those eligible for the award are assessed based on the Air Force Core Values (integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do) and their academic and physical performance.