Arc Community Award Winners

The Arc of Carroll County recognized the following award winners at their 2018 Annual Dinner and Community Awards event on May 8, 2018.

Each year, The Arc recognizes individuals and organizations in Carroll County who have made a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Winners include:

  • Mary Kate Wrigley - The Timothy J. Atkinson Award: honors a direct care employee of The Arc Carroll County who has demonstrated outstanding person-centered skills.
  •  Byron Moore - The WAMM Special Appreciation Award: honors a person or group who has provided noteworthy efforts to The Arc Carroll County and people with developmental disabilities.
  •  Pizza Hut - The WAMM Special Appreciation Award: honors a person or group who has provided noteworthy efforts to The Arc Carroll County and people with developmental disabilities.
  •  Dorian Bruce - The Spirit of Independence Award: honors an individual supported by The Arc Carroll County who has improved his or her skills and demonstrated determination for achieving his or her goals.
  •  Sun Valley Assisted Living - Employer of the Year Award: honors an employer who employs people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
  •  Melanie Roelke - The Special Education Professional of the Year Award: honors an education professional who has demonstrated excellence in providing quality educational opportunities and advocacy for students with developmental or intellectual disabilities.
  •  Renee Wilhide - Volunteer of the Year Award: honors an individual or group who demonstrates dedication to people with developmental disabilities through volunteer service to The Arc Carroll County or Arc-supported individuals.
  •  Scott Melville - The Public Service Award: honors a person or groups with a high public profile who advance the public’s understanding of people with developmental disabilities.
  •  Laura Howell - President’s Award: Presented by the President of The Arc to an individual or group in Carroll County that provides extraordinary leadership, provides meritorious service, or makes an outstanding contribution to The Arc Carroll County and/or people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community.
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