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Thursday, September 30th, 2021  |  12:00 p.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 14 of our region's most outstanding educators. Winners have been selected by our editorial board, and will be honored with a virtual awards presentation and featured in a special commemorative publication. 

Nominations for 2021 have officially CLOSED.

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

2022 Nominations

Free 2021 Tickets

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Check out the special section:

Amanda McGrew - Special Needs

Amanda McGrew - JRW Elementary School 

Outstanding Contribution to Special Needs Students
Bradley Martin - Social Sciences

Bradley Martin - Trine University

Social Sciences
Kevin Klee - Music and Arts

Kevin Klee - Snider High School

Arts and Music
Dr. Emilio Vazquez - Lifetime Achievement

Dr. Emilio Vazquez - Trine University

Lifetime Achievement
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Casey Whitman - Lakeland Intermediate School

Emerging Star
Linda Conley - Innovation in Teaching

Linda Conley - Trine University

Innovation in Teaching
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Stephanie Leasure - Northside Elementary School

Principal
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Heather Shively - Little Turtle Elementary School

Leadership
Timothy Jenkins - STEM

Dr. Timothy Jenkins - Trine University

STEM Subjects
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Jackie Kempf - DeKalb High School

Counselor
Randy Younce - Athletics

Randy Younce - West Noble School Corporation

Athletics
Deb Sieber - Teacher of the Year

Deb Sieber - Central Noble Elementary

Teacher of the Year
Becky Younce - Athletics

Becky Younce - West Noble School Corporation

Athletics
Amanda Ference

Amanda Ference - Carlin Park Elementary

Early Childhood Education

Why Participate?

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Show Your Support

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Set Your School Apart

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Honor Amazing Educators