CSCC Holds 5th Annual Community First Awards Premier Online Thursday

Friday, September 18, 2020

The Cleveland State Community College Foundation’s Fifth Annual Community First Awards will premier Thursday at 4 p.m. Each year, the college recognizes leaders, young and old, across its five county service area who have made their lives about service to others and their communities.

The Community First Awards Gala, brought to you in part by Premier Sponsor SouthEast Bank, was originally scheduled to take place in the L. Quentin Lane Center on the campus of Cleveland State in March. Due to schedule changes in 2020, the Community First Awards celebration will now take place digitally at MyCS.CC/CFA. The college has produced a celebration which will be available to the public. The online presentation will share the stories of winners from the following categories:

•  Arts:
Sarah Pearson
Bradley County
founder, The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus of Tennessee

•  Business:
Sharon Sliger Brown
McMinn County
owner, State Farm Insurance

•  Education:
Paul Conn
Bradley County
chancellor, Lee University

•  Healthcare:
Laura Harris
Monroe County
CEO, Chota Community Health Services 

•  Non-Profit Leadership:
David and Mary Ketchersid
Bradley County
founders, Unity Center

•  Philanthropy:
Sam McReynolds
Bradley County
president/treasurer, McReynolds Family Foundation

•  Public Service:
Adrian Lambert
Polk County
Executive Director, Tennessee Overhill Association

•  Student Leadership:
Tayler Davis
Meigs County
student leader, Meigs County High School 

•  Volunteer Service:
Cheryl Dunson
Bradley County
executive director, Agape Love Foundation

The Fifth Annual Community First Awards are sponsored by Premier Sponsor SouthEast Bank, Gold Sponsor Follett Higher Education Group, and Silver Sponsor Hoar Construction and are a presentation of the Cleveland State Community College Foundation.  Proceeds from the annual event help the CSCC Foundation fund the endeavors of the college and its students throughout the year. If you would like to learn more about the Community First Awards, call 423-614-8700.


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