As a way to celebrate the New Year and lasting contributions to the site by new users I have created this honorary post based on a simple premise...
The user with the highest rank in the yearly reputation league that was not previously ranked. For the Year 2017 league the winner is:
Coming in at a very impressive #6 rank for the year with 26,201 reputation gained in less than 9 months is certainly an achievement to be recognized. Please join in congratulating this exceptional user!
Previous years winners based on the criteria would be: