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Carroll County Public Library
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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 2022 nominees and winners for Light of Carroll Awards were:

Natalie Alascia-Dittfurth
Back 2 Basics Pediatric Therapy Services
*The Ballet Slipper (Arts Literacy Award)
Stacy Bricca, Carroll County Public Schools - Sykesville Middle
Maxine Bukowitz, Carroll County Recreation and Parks
Carroll Community College Librarians
Coalition Against Prejudice
*Diane DeAtley, Carroll Community College - The Food Locker (Health Literacy Award)
Jane Drozinski, Carroll Lutheran School
Eldersburg Storytime Librarians, Carroll County Public Library
Asa Evans, Carroll County Public Schools - Robert Moton
Find Your Purpose
Friends of Disabled Veterans of Carroll County
*Makenzie Greenwood, Hampstead Little Free Pantry (Youth Award)
*GFWC Women's Club of Westminster (Organization - Nonprofit Award)
Chloe Irla, McDaniel College
*Richard Keen (Basic Literacy Award)
A Likely Story Bookstore
Patsy Linville, Carroll County Public Library
Mason-Dixon Surveyor
Peggy Miller, Carroll County Public Schools - Runnymeade
The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County
*Patricia Greenwald, Historic Colored Schoolhouse (Educator Award)
*PFLAG, Westminster - Carroll County (Cultural Literacy Award)
*Pipe the Side Brewing Company (Organization - Business Award)
*Quantum Internet & Telephone (Technology Literacy Award)
Rudolph Girls Bookstore
The Shepherd's Staff
*Karen & Richard Soisson (Adult Award)
Jacquelyn Slade
Target Community & Educational Services, Inc.
Kati Townsley
Lynn Wheeler
*Betsy Wirick, Carroll County Public Schools - Carroll Springs (School Librarian Award)
David Zicha

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We are also looking for sponsors for this event! Please refer anyone who would like to sponsor the event or ideas for sponsors to Kati Townsley

Award Criteria

Nomination Form