The Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County announced its annual One with Courage Awards finalists. The One with Courage Awards celebrates Chattanooga’s Champions for Children who advocate for children in the categories of help, hope, and healing. Alison Lebovitz will host the event.
Finalists were nominated in three categories and overall organizations were also recognized:
Help: Those who have taken action to help children in need or in crisis.
o Katelyn Black | Calvin Donaldson Environmental Science Academy
o Felicia Cotton | A Better Tomorrow
o Donna McConnico | Signal Centers
? Hope: Those who have inspired or educated children by offering hope for their future.
o Lt. Danny Jones | Chattanooga Police Department
o Nicole Lewis | Glass House Collective
o Mary Beth Sutton | Caribbean Student Environmental Alliance
? Healing: Those who have supported children by offering healing to their mind, body, or spirit.
o Genise Fletcher and John Cunningham | Freshman Academy at Brainerd High School
o LaTonya Russell | Individual
o Ivette Youngberg | Hamilton County High School
Northside Neighborhood House
Hope Cannon Media (http://hopecannon.com/) is creating video vignettes of each of the finalists that will be shown at the event and a winner in each category will be announced. Co-chairs of the event are Katie Warren and Katie LaRue. Tickets are $65 per person or $500 for a table. The One with Courage Awards is an event hosted by CACHC during April, which serves as National Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month.