Grow & Lead: Community and Youth Development recognized sponsors of the 2019 Excellence in Education Week at its recent program at Northern Michigan University. EEW recognizes outstanding student academic achievement and excellent performance of educators in Marquette and Alger counties. Sponsors’ representatives pictured include, from left, front row: Bette Immel and Jolene Hetherington, Alger Regional Community Foundation; Gerri Daniels, Northern Michigan University; Rachel Johnson, VAST; Hannah Westra, Range Bank; Janelle Seelen, SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company; Tami Seavoy, Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen, P.C.; Gail Anthony, Community Foundation of Marquette County; Shannon Clemo, Timber Products Company. Middle row from left: Missy Nelson, Peoples State Bank; Ann Troutman, The Mining Journal; Julie Green, Cleveland-Cliffs; Melissa Holmquist, Upper Peninsula Health Plan; Meagen Morrison, Eagle Mine; Chris Van Abel , VAST; Mike Fedrizzi, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan; Ken Seavoy, Kendricks, Bordeau, Keefe, Seavoy & Larsen, P.C.; Gabe Seelen, SEMCO ENERGY Gas Company. Back row from left: Rick Nebel, Peoples State Bank; Mike Grentz, Anderson, Tackman & Company, PLC; Brian Houghton, Neenah, Inc.– Munising Mill; Jamie Gollakner, Honor Credit Union; Jesse Bell, Bell Financial. Other sponsors not pictured include: PotlatchDeltic, Casa Calabria, Cheryl Jackson RE/MAX 1st Realty, Judge and Mrs. Mark Luoma, and Upper Peninsula Power Company. Grow & Lead grows the capacity of individuals and organizations to lead progress in Upper Peninsula communities. For more information on this or other youth development or nonprofit management topics, call Grow & Lead at 906-228-8919 or visit www.glcyd.org.