ABERDEEN, S.D.(Aberdeen American News)- Seven people and a high school team were recognized as community champions by The Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday.
Awards were given at the Community Champion Luncheon. Those recognized were:
- Emerging Leader: Spencer Sommers
- Entrepreneur of the Year: Julie Fischbach
- George: Jack Hollinsworth
- STAR (Students Taking Active Responsibility): Roncalli Robo-CAVS
- ViTality: Troy McQuillen
- Woman of Spirit: Judy Vrchota
- Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year: Ryan Anderson
- Rich Kezar Veteran of Armed Services: Dr. Tracy Diefenbach.
All awards are sponsored by the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce. The luncheon recognizes volunteer leaders and organizations within Aberdeen and from around the region.