GISD Congratulates Children's Champion Honorees

GISD Congratulates 2022 Children's Champion Award Honorees
Posted on 03/24/2022
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FLINT – The Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) is pleased to recognize and congratulate its students and staff honored at the 27th Annual Children’s Champion Awards Breakfast held this morning at the Riverfront Conference Center. The awards acknowledge and thank those in the community doing good things for children.

The following students, as well as current and former staff members from GISD programs including, Genesee Career Institute (GCI), Genesee Early College, Mott Middle College, and Center for Countywide Programs, were honored this year:

Genesee Health System Outstanding Youth Award

  • Rylie Dewley GCI - Grand Blanc High School
  • Audrey Johnston GCI - Lakeville High School
  • Alyssa Palmer GCI – Kearsley High School
  • Ryane Smythe GCI – Bendle High School
  • Chanze Tiggs GCI - Hamady High School
  • Tomas Tello GCI - Genesee Early College  *WINNER*
  • Charlotte Bowman Mott Middle College
  • Isabela Perez Mott Middle College

Parents' Choice Award Sponsored by Internet Essentials by Comcast 

  • Genesee ISD’s 591-KIDS

McLaren Flint's Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Dr. Lisa Hagel (former GISD superintendent)
  • Chery Wagonlander (former Mott Middle College principal)

Exceptional Business Sponsored by Yeo & Yeo and JP Morgan Chase

  • GISD’s 21st Century Before and After School Program (Aimee Phillips, Coordinator)

And a special congratulations to GCI students Samuel Levi (enrolled in the Medium and Heavy-Duty Truck program), and Daniel Weller (a student in Advanced Construction Trades), for receiving the Curbco Life Skills Scholarship awarded to students pursuing a skilled trade. Well done to all of this year’s nominees and winners!