2016 Year-end Awards

Congratulations to the Year-end winners.

David Lichwala Memorial Award 

  • Sarah Austin – Westland Area
  • Jaymi Dormaier – Farmington Area
  • Beth Michaels – Rochester Area
  • Kris Collee – Greater Muskegon
  • Kymi Toliver – Kalamazoo

Year-end Competitions

  • Prepared Write Up
    • Emily Seipel – Ann Arbor
  • Prepared Speak-Up
    • Katie Mecsey – Rochester Area
  • Steven M. McGowan Award for Impromptu Speak Up
    • Jacqulyn Leary – Frankenmuth Award
  • Master Speak Up
    • Stacey Fenton – Livonia Jaycees
  • C. William Brownfield Memorial
    • Jessica Haynes – Frankenmuth Jaycees

Robert J Peacock Memorial Award

  • Carol Zombro from the Kalamazoo Jaycees

Beard, Ballinger, Cunningham, Media Excellence Award

  • Ann Arbor

Sandy K. Luikes Memorial Award

  • Julia Klein
  • Sarah Ellis

Dennis Hamilton Memorial Award

  • Adam Bonarek

Doc Huldin Memorial Award

  • Mary Burden, Senator #62527

Seiji Horiuchi Memorial Award

  • Kristin Garstka
  • Mike Walsh
  • Stephanie Batista
  • Jade Hunt
  • Peter Behrmann

Outstanding Board Member

  • Steve Fappas

 R. Bradley Trafton Memorial Award

  • Tom Quackenbush

Mark Pankner Award

  • Melissa Greko

Single Project Entries

  • Top Sustainable Development Goals Project (SDG)
    • Rochester Area Senior Easter Baskets
  • Top Community Leader Project
    • Greater Muskegon Future 15
  • Top Active Citizen Project
    • Kalamazoo’s Home Away from Home for the Holiday
  • Top Breakout Project
    • Livonia Jaycees’s 80’s Murder Mystery
  • Top Sustaining Project
    • Ghosts of Kalamazoo

Civic Leadership Certification       

  • Kalamazoo

Thom Stark Memorial Award

  • Jamie Hekker – Greater Muskegon Jaycees
  • Danielle Proctor – Grand Rapids Jaycees
  • Andrea Rutkowski – Livonia Jaycees

Betty Sexton Award

  • Erin Poltorak

Martin P. Luthy Memorial Award

  • Jaymi Dormaier – Farmington Area
  • Beth Michaels – Rochester Area
  • Kris Collee – Greater Muskegon
  • Kymi Toliver – Kalamazoo

Giessenbier Memorial Award

  • Greater Muskegon Jaycees
  • Kalamazoo Jaycees
  • Livonia Jaycees
  • Ludington Area Jaycees

CW Bill Otto Memorial Award

  • Greater Muskegon Jaycees