Celebrating DD Awareness Month Award Winners

Each week in March we will be celebrating our DD Awareness Month award winners! These individuals have greatly impacted our system and have helped to spread inclusion awareness throughout our community. Join us in honoring their amazing efforts!

Week 1 Award Winners
Carlene Weaver Achievement Award: DeAnna Brown and Symphonie Mosley

Congratulations to this year’s Carlene Weaver Achievement Award winners, DeAnna Brown and Symphonie Mosley. This award honors individuals with developmental disabilities whose actions or self-advocacy help change perceptions or bring about positive awareness for those with developmental disabilities in their community. Watch their spotlight video below!

Shout out to DeAnna’s Summit DD SSA, Lori Nemec for nominating DeAnna. And another shout out to SSA Toni Allen for nominating Symphonie!

Week 2 Award Winner
Dottie Schrum Culture Award: Cortez Jones

Congratulations to Cortez Jones, winner of the Dottie Schrum Culture Award. This award recognizes an outstanding employee from any organization, whose efforts or service have gone above and beyond to make a difference for those with developmental disabilities. Watch his spotlight video below!

Week 3 Award Winner
Russ Pry Community Impact Award: Amy Wise

Congratulations to Amy Wise, winner of the Russ Pry Community Impact Award. This award honors a person (or group) that is making an impact in the community for people with developmental disabilities through innovative programs, volunteerism, advocacy, or awareness efforts. Watch her spotlight video below!​​​​​​​

Learn more about DD Awareness Month here!

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