Educators and the important role they play in the lives of their students and in the community were honored Tuesday by the Greater Madison Area Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee. It was part of an Awards Night, sponsored by the Chamber, and held at the Dakota Prairie Playhouse in Madison.
Charlotte Groce with the Chamber Education Committee presented two awards during Tuesday night’s event. She talked about why the recipients of the Friend of Education Award – Madison Regional Health Center were chosen.
Groce also presented the Educator of the Year Award to Madison High School Math & Science teacher Max Hogden.
The Educator Awards were two of ten awards presented during the Chamber’s Awards Night.
Employee of the Year – Janet VanRosendale – Falcon Plastics
Employer of the Year – Heartland Energy
Boss of the Year – Randy Morehouse – Falcon Plastics
Star Service Award – Madison Public Library
Agribusiness of the Year – F & M Coop Oil
Manufacturer of the Year – Manitou Group
Rookie of the Year – Berry Fast Bicycles
Volunteer of the Year – Lofton Covington