|Emerald Award winners recognized in program|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Nancy Kennedy, Lynn Schneider and Nancy Pillard were the inaugural winners of the 2010 Emerald Awards. Kennedy won Innovator of the Year, Schneider took home the Leader Among Us Award and Pillard was named the Heart Award winner. The three were recognized at the Emerald Awards program Friday, April 16 at HHS auditorium. HHS Select Choir performed "You Raise Me Up" and the Jazz Band played "When Dreams Come True."
Videos of each winner were presented by the HHS TV productions class. After the program, those attending celebrated with the winners and their families during a reception held in the commons area.
Holyoke School District Re-1J partnered with The Holyoke Enterprise and 14 other sponsors to make the inaugural Emerald Awards a success. The additional sponsors included Bank of Colorado, Brandt Chiropractic, City of Holyoke, Colver and Killin, LLP, First Pioneer National Bank, Flower Garden, Holyoke Community Federal Credit Union, Holyoke Marketplace, Holyoke Veterinary Service, Inklings Bookstore, MV Equipment, PCTelcom, Regent Park Nursing and Rehab and Carriage House and Mike Smith Construction.