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Thursday, September 29th, 2022  |  5:30 - 8p.m.

Ceruti's Summit Room | 6601 Innovation Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46818  |  5:30 - 8p.m.

About the Event

Teachers are the bedrock of our community. They are role models dedicated to empowering our children and inspiring the next generation. 

That's why Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly will be honoring some of our region's most outstanding educators in several different categories. Winners will be selected by our editorial board, and will be honored with a virtual awards presentation and featured in a special commemorative publication. 

Award Categories


Teacher of the Year

Emerging Star

Innovation in Teaching

Lifetime Achievement

Outstanding Contribution to Special Needs Students

Principal

Counselor/Student Advocate


STEM Subjects

Arts and Music

Social Sciences/History

Athletics

Leadership

Early Childhood

Read the Special Section

Congrats to our 2022 winners!

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Anna Glowinski, PH.D. - Trine University

Emerging Star 
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April Marshall - Cleveland Elementary School

Early Childhood
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Ashely Johnson - DeKalb High School

Innovation
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Chris Mettert – East Noble High School

Arts/Music
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Daniel Walsh – Elkhart High School

STEM Subjects
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Earl D. Brooks II, PH.D. – Trine University

Lifetime Acheivement
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James Dirig – Fremont High School

Teacher of the Year
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Joshua Schache – East Noble High School

Principal of the Year
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Justin Bock – Fremont High School

Athletics
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Kristin E. Rentschler – Columbia City High School

Social Sciences/History
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Marianne Deitche – South Side High School

Language Arts
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Renee D. Charles – Eagle tech Academy

Counselor of the Year
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Sharri Pratt – Columbia City High School

Foreign Language
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Taylor Buzzard – South Side High School

Leadership
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Tracey Weirich – Elkhart High School

Outstanding Contribution to Special Needs Students

Check out the 2021 special section:

Why Participate?

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Show Your Support

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Set Your School Apart

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Honor Amazing Educators