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Wichita Urban Professionals' premier awards gala

FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER V. KAYE MONK-MORGAN

Assistant Vice President Academic Affairs

Wichita State University

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//DREAMCHASERS' AWARD WINNERS//

CIVIL LEADERSHIP

This category recognizes someone demonstrating leadership to improve the community and effect change by problem solving and engaging in the civic process.  
Armando Minjarez - 2018
Armando Minjarez - 2018
Janelle King - 2018
Janelle King - 2018
Jacob Wayman - 2017
Jacob Wayman - 2017
Marquetta Atkins- 2017
Marquetta Atkins- 2017
Djuan Wash - 2016
Djuan Wash - 2016
Laura Bernstorf - 2016
Laura Bernstorf - 2016
Angela Scott - 2015
Angela Scott - 2015
Brandon Johnson - 2015
Brandon Johnson - 2015

COLLEGIATE IMPACT

This category recognizes a college student who demonstrates leadership on and off campus while maintaining at least a 2.8 g.p.a. This award is presented in partnership with Wichita State University's Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Delta Mu Chapter - 2018
Delta Mu Chapter - 2018

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Elizabeth De Santiago - 2018
Elizabeth De Santiago - 2018
Devin Smith - 2017
Devin Smith - 2017
Joshua Villa - 2017
Joshua Villa - 2017
Rheanna Pierce - 2016
Rheanna Pierce - 2016
Job Arrendondo - 2016
Job Arrendondo - 2016
LAT.IN.A - 2015
LAT.IN.A - 2015
Joseph Shepard- 2015
Joseph Shepard- 2015

CORPORATE

This category recognizes a Wichita-area company that encourages diversity as evidenced by its business practices and community presence.
Fidelity Bank - 2018
Fidelity Bank - 2018
Midwest Single Source - 2017
Midwest Single Source - 2017
QuikTrip Wichita Div. - 2016
QuikTrip Wichita Div. - 2016
Koch Industries - 2015
Koch Industries - 2015

Community Engagement

ENTREPRENEUR

This category recognizes a diverse start-up, emerging and/or established entrepreneur whose achievements demonstrate resilience in the face of obstacles and/or whose professional performance is positively contributing to the local economy through the creation of jobs.  
Terrin "T.J." Everett - 2018
Terrin "T.J." Everett - 2018
Autumn Black - 2018
Autumn Black - 2018
Marty Spence - 2017
Marty Spence - 2017
Miguel Johns - 2017
Miguel Johns - 2017
Sheona Sleiman - 2016
Sheona Sleiman - 2016
Angelo Rodriguez - 2016
Angelo Rodriguez - 2016
Jondalyn Crosby - 2015
Jondalyn Crosby - 2015
Carlos Fernandez - 2015
Carlos Fernandez - 2015

MENTOR

This category recognizes a stand-out person who shares resources and knowledge to help guide, challenge and encourage millennials to achieve at greater levels. 
Ed O'Malley - 2018
Ed O'Malley - 2018
Don Sherman - 2017
Don Sherman - 2017
Dr. Marche' Fleming-Randle - 2016
Dr. Marche' Fleming-Randle - 2016
Brian Black - 2015
Brian Black - 2015

PRESIDENT'S CHOICE

This award, which was introduced in 2016, honors a special member of Wichita Urban Professionals who exemplifies our organization's values.
Jacob Crowley - 2018
Jacob Crowley - 2018
Tadonne Neal - 2018
Tadonne Neal - 2018
Jennifer McDonald - 2017
Jennifer McDonald - 2017
Lanna Allen - 2016
Lanna Allen - 2016

URBAN PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

This category recognizes a stand-out member of Wichita Urban Professionals. Selection of the award winners is performed by Urban Professionals' Mentor network. 
Danielle Johnson - 2018
Danielle Johnson - 2018
Kyle Ellison - 2018
Kyle Ellison - 2018
Jennifer McDonald - 2017
Jennifer McDonald - 2017
Micale Habtemariam - 2017
Micale Habtemariam - 2017
Shaun Rojas - 2015
Shaun Rojas - 2015
Christina Long - 2016
Christina Long - 2016
Portia Portugal - 2015
Portia Portugal - 2015
Attorney Robert Moody - 2015
Attorney Robert Moody - 2015
 

//DREAMCHASERS' HIGHLIGHTS//

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2016 Dreamchasers

2017 DREAMCHASERS

2018 DREAMCHASERS

Highlight Video - Scott Huynh
Intro Video - Ashwin Govindarajan

2015 Dreamchasers

 

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