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Distinguished Service Award Winners

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May 7, 2015

Business

  • Strathmore Education
  • Imagination Stage

Community Individual

  • Joe Kessler
  • Robert Thomas
  • Arthur Williams

Community Group

  • Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County (CRCMC)
  • Liberty's Promise
  • Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators (MCABSE)

MCPS Staff

  • Stephanie Brant
  • Patricia A. Hurd
  • Mary Scott

School Service Volunteer

  • James Lipton
  • Stuart and Marilyn Morrison
  • Sherry Reba
  • Emily Talaga

Individual Pioneer

  • Isiah "Ike" Leggett
 

May 9, 2014

Business

  • Carl Stein/RE?MAX Pro's
  • Washington Area New Auto Dealers Association

Community Individual

  • Susan Gardiner
  • Steve Peterson
  • Neal Wilson

Community Group

  • Commonweal Foundation
  • Down Syndrome Network of Montgomery County, Inc.

MCPS Staff

  • Leroy Hyson
  • Octavia Jeffries
  • Michelle Newton
  • Charles J. Overly
  • Kris Secan

School Service Volunteer

  • Mario Parcan

Individual Pioneer

  • Hank Heller

May 8, 2013

Business

  • Savers, Inc.
  • Leroy Schwartz

Community Individual

  • Richard Edelman
  • Larry Edmonds
  • Antonio Hernandez-Cardosa
  • Katya Partan
 

 

MCPS Staff

  • Michael Calvert
  • Dr. James A. Distler
  • Ronald Frezzo

School Service Volunteer

  • Kevin Ambrose
  • Victoria Couch
  • Kelly and Thomas Giblin

Individual Pioneer

  • Irene Coleman and Siham Eldadah

  EVENT DATE CHANGED FROM FALL TO SPRING--

October 20, 2011

Business

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A.
  • Whole Foods Market - Kentlands

Community Individual

  • Laurie and Steve Augustino
  • Pamela H. Moomau
 

 

MCPS Staff

  • Marla Caplon
  • Eric A. Davis
  • Denise Stultz
  • Tuyet B. Tran

School Service Volunteer

  • Don Hauprich
  • Isabella Mia Lee
  • James McMann

Individual Pioneer

  • Bruce Adams
  • Bonnie Cullison
  • Stewart Edelstein

2010
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Business

  • Audubon Naturalist Society—Green Kids
  • Michael Priddy/Intervise Consultants, Inc.

Community Individual

  • Samantha Lint
  • Kay Romero
  • Monte Tarbox

Community Group

  • Montgomery County Students Information Technology Foundation, Inc.
  • Potomac Valley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

MCPS Staff

  • Michael Campbell
  • Erick Lang
  • Joe Rubens, Jr.
  • Building Services Team—College Gardens Elementary School

2009
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Business

Deloitte
United Communications Group

Community Individual

Officer Marcus Dixon
Emily McDonell

Community Group

Admissions Department of Montgomery College
Junior Achievement of the National Capital Area
Montgomery County Students Construction Trades Foundation, Inc.

Individual Pioneer

John William Smith

MCPS Staff

Karen Crawford
Susan Freiman
Daric Jackson
Susan Marks
Linda Wanner
Bernard Warfield

School Service Volunteer

John Burley
Mark Freedman

2008
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Business

Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.
Montgomery County Teachers Federal Credit Union

Community Individual

Ana Brito
Thomas M. DeGonia, II
Patti Twigg

Community Group

Christ Episcopal Church of Kensington, MD
College Tracks
Padres y Alumnos Latinos en Acción

Individual Pioneer

Joan Karasik
George B. Thomas, Sr.

MCPS Staff

Giles Benson
Andrea Bernal
James M. Douglas
Gail Fribush
Karen Woodson

School Service Volunteer

Pat Adam
Anjan Choudhury

2007
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Business

Jon Enten, Enten & Associates
Riderwood Village Retirement Community
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Community Individual

Joan Donovan
Evelyn Liu
Karen Benn Marshall, Ph.D.

Community Group

Chinese American Parents and Students Association (CAPSA)
IMPACT Silver Spring
Project Change

Individual Pioneer

Dr. Gabriel H. L. Jacobs

MCPS Staff

Aggie Alvez
Dianne Jones
Elaine Petrulakis
Michael A. Thomas

School Service Volunteer

Aashish Dewan
Rebecca (Becky) Faherty
Paul Rockwell

2006
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Business

Matt Boratenski and the American Film Institute (AFI)
Choice Hotels International, Office of the General Counsel

Community Individual

Julie Bennett
Glenn Kikuchi

Community Group

Chinese Culture and Community Service Center, Inc.
Montgomery County Police Community Outreach Section
Project Reboot

Individual Pioneer

Douglas Duncan

MCPS Staff

Robert Barnes
MCPS Green Building Program
Darryl Norwood
Diana Sayago

School Service Volunteer

Bernice Albert
Robert Paulsen

2005
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Business

Mark Drury and Shapiro & Duncan
William Schlossenberg and The Gazette

Community Individual

Art Billings
Nguyen Minh Chau

Community Group

The African Immigrant and Refugee Foundation
Conquista tus Sueños (Realize Your Dreams)
Hospice Caring, Inc.

Individual Pioneer

William Porter
Michael Subin

MCPS Staff

Robert Barnes
Nivea Berrios
Virginia Bumblis

School Service Volunteer

Susan Bain
David Lechner

2004
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Business

Gene Kijowski
Melvyn Leshinsky

Community Individual

Eileen Lavine

Community Group

Identity, Inc.
Progress Club of Rockville
Rotary Club of North Bethesda

Individual Pioneer

Ana Sol Gutierrez
Teresa Wright

MCPS Staff

Joseph J. Lavorgna
Jerry M. Marco
Joan Rackey

2003
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Business

AmeriDream, Inc.
Lockheed Martin Corporation

Community Individual

Dr. Yvette Butler
Theodore W. Urban

Community Group

Linkages to Learning

Individual Pioneer

Margit Meissner

MCPS Staff

Susan Barrett
Dedra H. Greene
James J. Laws

2002
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Business

Fitzgerald Auto Malls
Startec Global Communications

Community Individual

Esther P. Gelman
John Lopez
Ruby A. Rubens

Community Group

The City of Gaithersburg
Interages
Mental Health Association of Montgomery County

Individual Pioneer

Blair G. Ewing
Joseph Howard
Owen Nichols

MCPS Staff

John F. Brooks, Jr
Carol Burke
Richard Sprecher

2001
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Business

The Nellis Corporation
Nextel Communications

Community Individual

Dr. Alan Cheung
Diane Cockrell
Marina McKee

Community Group

Career Transition Program of St. Luke's House
The Washington Opera

Individual Pioneer

Lillian B. Brown

MCPS Staff

Robert Hines
Larry A. Bowers

2000
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Business

Wanda Brown of PEPCO
Elida Vargas-Carrasco

Community Individual

James and Linda Cafritz
Lois Stoner
Michelle Turner

Community Group

Benjamin Banneker Honors Math and Science Society
Hispanic Parents Committee at Albert Einstein HS

Individual Pioneer

Mary Ann Bowen
Lawrence Shulman
Richard Wilson

MCPS Staff

Betty Collins
Sandra Shmookler

1999
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Business

Pennie Abramson and Barry Scher of Giant Food
GE Information Services

Community Individual

Ron Leung
Lois Robertson

Community Group

Montgomery County Branch of the NAACP Parents Council
After School Activity Coordination Program (ASAC)

Individual Pioneer

Gene W. Counihan
John L. Gildner

MCPS Staff

Ronald M. Feffer
Kevin Keegan
Madeline Griffin

1998
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Business

Douglas Schiffman
Montgomery County Students Automotive Trades Foundation

Community Group

African American Festival of Academic Excellence,
Sharp Street Hosts an Academic Resource Program (SHARP)

Individual Pioneer

Hanley J. Norment
Carol M. Hyatt
Samira Hussein

MCPS Staff

Phillip F. Gainous
Dr. Dawn Thomas

1997
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Business

Marriott Suites of Bethesda
General Electric Information Services and Elfun Society
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Community Individual

I. Austin Heyman
Hugh Packard

Community Group

George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy
American Coalition for Assistance and Mentoring Program (ACAMP)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Individual Pioneer

Lucille Maurer
Roscoe Nix
Gerard F. Consuegra

MCPS Staff

Amado "Sonny" Narvaez
Juanita Sweadner

Updated November 8, 2010

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