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Light of Carroll

Light of Carroll Awards
Presented by Carroll County Public Library

Wednesday, November 1, 8:00 AM
Reese Volunteer Fire Company Social Hall

The Light of Carroll Awards recognize the work of individuals, groups, and businesses, in promoting and supporting the power of literacy through acts of extraordinary kindness, courage, selflessness, or education in our community.



The 2023 community nominees and winners are:

*A Likely Story Bookstore (Business Literacy Award)
Adult Education Department of Carroll Community College
*Billy Lyve (Cultural Literacy Award)
Boys & Girls Clubs of Carroll County
*Caleb Chamelin (Agriculture (Ag) Literacy Award)
*Cameron Livesay (Young Entrepreneur Award)
Coleen Kramer Beal
Danielle Schwessinger
Darrell Robertson
*Edna Mae Wasmer (Basic Literacy Award)
Emma Crowder
Jason Illari
Jean Burgess
Kathryn Berling
Kellie Bradshaw & Elaine Johnson
*Kimberly Johnson (School Librarian Award)
Kit Hart
Lisa Picker
*Lynne Griffith and the Carroll County Arts Council Staff (Arts Literacy Award)
*Makenna Steele (Youth Award)
Maria Vilcek
*Marty Hankins (Community Educator Award)
Michele Szper
Dr. Mona Becker
Monica Schmitt & Tristan Bannon
Nancy Baecker
Noa Brezicki
*Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County (Health Literacy Award)
Rev Dr Marty Kuchma
*Robin Lunger (Technology Literacy Award)
Sam Greenholtz
Sarah Parsons
Teniola Akinwuntan
*Terry Smack (Adult Award)
*The Shepherd's Staff (Nonprofit Award)

Award Criteria

Previous nominees and winners