Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Boca West Country Club 11:30am
And The Finalists Are...
Champion of Inclusion • Mary Louise Duffy, Florida Atlantic University Academy for Community Inclusion • Kevin McCormick, Exceptional Student Education, School District of Palm Beach County • Dr. Jack Scott, FAU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities
Direct Service Professional of the Year • Despina Hall, School District of Palm Beach County • Kerri Morse, Els for Autism Foundation • Jay Van Vechten, American Disabilities Foundation
Employee of the Year • Jackie Applebaum, ARC Palm Beach • Samuel Klinger, Peter Piper Pizza • Stephanie Soplop, City of Boynton Beach
Employer of the Year • Terri Neipert, Home Depot/Ken's Krew • Lanette North, Otis Elevator • Dan Shorter, Coalition for Independent Living
Healthcare Provider of the Year • Dr. Judith Aronson-Ramos, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics of South Florida • Dr. Carlos Gadia, NeuroNetwork Partners, LLC
Innovation & Collaboration of the Year • Susan Bykofsky, Gulfstream Goodwill Industries • RoseAnn LaBelle Voils, Palm Tran • Debbie Lee, The Arc of The Glades
Post-Secondary Program of the Year • Mike Brady, Florida Atlantic University Academy for Community Inclusion • Michelle Rubin SOAR - Summer Opportunity for Adult Readiness • Teresa Trumble-Thomas, SouthTech Academy
Respite Care Companion of the Year • Torika Davis, The Arc of Palm Beach County
Self Advocate of the Year • Merrick Egber • Haley Moss • Dominique Rivera
Teacher/Educator of the Year • Evelyn Falconer • Amy Fleming • Nicole Koppel
Volunteer of the Year • Edward Albarran • David Lagnado • Mina Mandel
The Special Needs Advisory Coalition (SNAC) of Palm Beach County is excited to announce our inaugural Community Inclusion Awards. A celebration of individuals, nonprofit and for-profit organizations who are committed to serving and supporting the special needs community! Awards for all categories will be given on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at a special ceremony and luncheon beginning at 11:30 am at the Boca West Country Club. We can't wait to celebrate the actions and impact being made in Palm Beach County by local leaders, service providers and advocates.
The Winner in each category will receive either a cash or in-kind service award.