10th Annual Visionary Awards Honorees announced

NMTC 10th Annual Visionary Awards

We are pleased to enter our second decade honoring those who help improve and create or STEM educated workforce.

The NMTC Visionary Awards, celebrates our neighbors, colleagues, family, and friends for their volunteer efforts that contribute to building a STEM-educated workforce and advancing technology & innovation. The combination of the two provide rewarding careers for our children, expands our regional economy and protects our national security. This evening gala honors those individuals.

Our honorees are recommended by the Academy of Visionary Awards along with the NMTC Visionary Awards Committee – a very deliberative process and worthy of the contributions these honorees make continuously to our community. The Academy of Visionary Awards, this year, will be 140 honorees.

Our honorees are recommended by the Academy of Visionary Awards along with the NMTC Visionary Awards Committee – a very deliberative process and worthy of the contributions these honorees make continuously to our community. The Academy of Visionary Awards comprises 140 honorees, over the previous 10 years.

We thank:
Our returning Gala sponsor, Harford Community College
Theme Sponsor, Bravura Information Technology Systems
Platinum Sponsor, DSA, INC
Platinum Sponsor, Cecil College
Gold Sponsor, Discovery Center at Water’s Edge
Silver Sponsor, Towson University in NE MD

The 2021 Visionary Award honorees are:

Visionary  Jeff Foulk, CEO SURVICE Engineering

Leader Laura Cianelli Preston, Dean of Nursing and Allied Health Professions, Harford Community College
Leader Kyle Rickansrud, Director of Technology Services and Media, Cecil County Public Schools
Leader  Tim McNamara, Chairman, Facilities Committee, Discovery Center at Water’s Edge
Leader  Andrew Renzulli, Supervisor of Science, Harford County Public Schools
Leader Dr. James Morgan, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Cecil College

Innovator  Todd Miller, Product Manager, Data Systems Analysts, Inc
Innovator Dawn Grissom, Project Director, Harford Community College
Innovator JP Lapps, Senior Vice President, NextGen Federal Systems
Innovator Kim Sheppard, Chair Mathematics Department, Cecil College
Innovator Mark A. Mears, Director, Facilities Management & Emerg. Prep. ChristianaCare, Union Hospital

Mentor Amy Fares, Project Manager, Data Systems Analysts, Inc
Mentor Erin Poole, Customer Service Representative and SharePoint Developer, Data Systems Analysts, Inc
Mentor Dr. Art Lee, Research Engineer, (ret) US Army Research Lab
Mentor Sarah Wheat, Chief, Employee Development and Engagement Branch, Army Research Lab

Rising Star Kayla Ross, Science and Engineering Lab Coordinator, Cecil College
Rising Star Jeremy Ruroede, Founder, SERRI Technologies