Join us as we celebrate the 2022 class of Health Care Angels.
Tonight we honor the Top Teacher class of 2022. Join us live!
Thank you to our sponsors TRUE Community Credit Union Jackson Area Career Center Stowe Insurance Agency, LLC Jackson Community Foundation Sylvan Learning and The Hurst Foundation.
Join us tonight as we unveil the winners of the 2022 Best of Jackson awards. The six winners will be announced live! Thank you to sponsors Experience Jackson TRUE Community Credit Union 106.9 HOME.fm and Bond & Co.
Please join us tonight as we celebrate the 2021 class of 30 And Under recipients
Tonight we celebrate the health care workers in our community who give so much at our 2021 Health Care Angels event.
Matthew Snell Top Teacher Acceptance Speech
Check out Matthew Snell’s Top Teacher acceptance speech, where he expresses gratitude for not only his community, but to all educators out there. Congratulations, Matthew! Learn more about Matthew in this month’s Jackson Magazine: http://bit.ly/3h2gmr9
Tracy Dryer Top Teacher Acceptance Speech
Check out Tracy Dryer’s acceptance speech to hear her journey to becoming a Top Teacher. Congratulations, Tracy! Learn more about her in this month’s Jackson Magazine: http://bit.ly/2QPG4EG
Jordan Crockett Teacher of the Year Acceptance Speech
Learn about Teacher of the Year, Jordan Crockett’s focus on empathy in her life and teaching philosophy in her award acceptance speech. Congratulations, Jordan! Read her story in this month’s Jackson Magazine: http://loom.ly/_tTyJgI
Watch as Heather Swaenepoel recognizes the perseverance and lasting impact of her fellow teachers in her Top Teacher acceptance speech. Congratulations, Heather! Learn more about her in this month’s Jackson Magazine: bit.ly/3eUk9nx
Watch Top Teacher Tony Smith’s moving acceptance speech about the importance of his family and perseverance, now more than ever. Congratulations, Tony! Read his story in in this month’s Jackson Magazine: http://bit.ly/3vPpvYl
Tonight we celebrate our Top Teachers of 2021! Join us as we hear about these inspiring educators and the impact they’re making on our youth.
Tonight we announce and celebrate our Best of Jackson winners! Join us live as the winners are announced and celebrate with them.
While we couldn’t have our normal 30 and Under awards ceremony, we’re glad we could honor this year’s winners tonight in this small ceremony.
K-105.3 Jackson's Hit Music Station’s J-Rod announces the Community Enthusiast Award winner and a very special change for the award moving forward.
John Waldron, President of County National Bank, presents the Small Business Person of the Year Award.
Since 1998, the Small Business Person of the Year Award highlights the role of small businesses in our community and across the nation. It symbolizes the personal strengths of owners and managers of successful small businesses. It represents the successful business person’s ability to see each business factor from every perspective while preserving the view of the whole.
Shamar Herron, Executive Director of Michigan Works Southeast, presents the Reach Hire Award.
The Reach Hire Award honors an individual or organization that has displayed an extraordinary commitment to developing today’s workforce to support the future of Jackson County’s economy.
Angela Machnik, Executive Director of the Jackson Commercial Contractors Association and Treasurer Melissa Stroede present the Brick Awards.
The Brick Award honors the owner of a building who has substantially upgraded the physical façade and facilities by improving the interior and/ or exterior of an existing building within the last three years.
Casey Hansen, Marketing and Development Manager for Experience Jackson presents the 2021 Omonetashi Award.
Omotenashi is a Japanese word that represents the act of providing detailed service by always putting guests or customers first, helping them to create an easy, relaxing and memorable experience. The award recognizes the entities that excel at taking care of visitors, which in turn equals return visitors to Jackson and a positive perception of the Jackson Community.
2020 Athena Award Winner Sarah Richmond, President of the Dawn Foundation, presents the 2021 Athena Award.
The ATHENA Leadership Award is presented to a woman or man who is honored for professional excellence, community service and for actively assisting women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills
We’re celebrating our Top Teachers from Northwest Community Schools since we weren’t able to in May! Join us for this short presentation.
Tonight we’re going to honor our 2020 class of Health Care Angels at a small ceremony. While we could hold our big event, we hope you join us virtually here!
Jackson County teachers have been making a positive impact on the lives of their students for many years. While we are not able to have our Awards event at this time due to the Stay Home order, we are honoring these amazing teachers virtually.
Since 2014, Jackson Magazine has partnered with the Jackson Community Foundation and the Hurst Foundation. Each of our Top Teachers will receive a $1,000 grant for use in the classroom and/or personal development, and the Teacher of the Year receives $5,000 to use any way they want. Each will also receive a framed award and are featured in the May Jackson Magazine.
A big Thank you to our Top Teacher sponsors, CP Federal Credit Union, the Hurst Foundation, Jackson Area Career Center, the Jackson Community Foundation, the Stowe Insurance Agency, LLC, and Sylvan Learning.