Congratulations to our 2011 Dove Award recipients!
JANET and PAUL MacCORMACK LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Michael Vincent, Director of Training, Macomb Oakland Regional Center, Inc.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Leslie Hunt, Instructional Aide, Kingsley Montgomery School, Waterford School District
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AWARD
Lena Griffin, Home of Your Own Supervisor, Ridgeside Program for JARC
Elizabeth Kelly, Director of Marketing and Executive Producer, A Wider World— PBS TV Show
ARC EXCELLENCE AWARD
David Reed, Michigan Performing Arts Talent Show Photographer
EXCEPTIONAL ADVOCACY AWARD
Kimberly Hoga, Senior Employment Coordinator, New Horizons Rehabilitation Services, Inc.
PUBLIC IMPACT AWARD
GOLDEN DOVE AWARD
Janet Stack-Miller, Director of Special Education, Holly Area School District
Sandra Ali, Reporter, WDIV/TV Channel 4
SHELDON DUNN INSPIRATION AWARD
INCLUSION LEADERSHIP AWARD
Anthony Naiman, Daily Support Professional
AL CARTER VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Arlene Lee, Office Supervisor, Macomb Oakland Regional Center, Inc.
COMMUNITY LIVING AWARD
Crumb Road Personal Residence— Walled Lake, Michigan Innovative Lifestyles, Inc.
YOUNG ADULT VOLUNTEER AWARD
ROBERT THOMAS SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL AWARD
Rebecca Borst, Supports Coordinator, Macomb Oakland Regional Center, Inc.
SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL AWARD – VOCATIONAL
Dorian Kirejczyk, Job Coach, JVS
SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL AWARD – RESIDENTIAL
Sophia Thornton, Home Manager, Childs Lake Group Home, Community Homes, Inc.
SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL AWARD – SCHOOL
Christine Wall, Special Education Classroom Assistant, Donelson Hills Elementary School, Waterford School District
FAITH-BASED COMMUNITY SUPPORT AWARD
Lois Trimm, Teacher to the Outreach Ministry Program, Five Points Community Church
LEONARD CERCONE TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD – SECONDARY
Pat Knebler, ASD Teacher, Van Hoosen Middle School, Rochester School District
LEONARD CERCONE TEACHER OF THE YEAR AWARD – POST SECONDARY
Lisa Gestro, Teacher, Visions Unlimited
EMPLOYER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Holiday Market, Royal Oak, MI
PROVIDER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Angels’ Place, Southfield, MI