BIA-MO Honors Volunteers and Supporters

BIA-MO Presents Annual Awards

Congratulations to Annual Award Honorees!

This year’s Honorees have prevented brain injuries, assisted individuals with brain injury to be successful, and supported services for survivors, family members and the community. These individuals and organizations made outstanding contributions in the brain injury community.

Courage Award
Honors the success of an individual with brain injury.
Centilus Buchanan
Angie Nowak

Bill Buell Memorial Award
Honors a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor or Case Manager who has provided outstanding service to the brain injury community within or outside of his or her employment responsibilities.
Sarah Davis, CBIS

Point of Light Award
Honors an individual who has provided outstanding service to persons with brain injury. Nominations must be made by an individual with brain injury.
Victoria Day, MEd, LPC, LIMS-CMA
Tim Short

Legislator of the Year
Honors an elected official representing citizens of Missouri who has supported the prevention of brain injuries, services for survivors of brain injury or their families, or issues important to the brain injury community.
Representative Chrissy Sommer

Volunteer of the Year
Honors an individual who has furthered the Mission of the Brain Injury Association of Missouri through his or her volunteer service with the organization.
Catherine Vatterott

Service Excellence Award – Community Service
Honors an individual or organization for exceptional service within the brain injury community.
Disabled Athlete Sports Association
Adaptive Training Program
Vicky Frey
Richard Wessbecher

Service Excellence Award – Fundraising
Honors an individual or organization for efforts to generate financial support for services of the Brain Injury Association of Missouri.
Laura Barnes & Kathy Hollo
Joan Vatterott

Service Excellence Award – Prevention
Honors an individual or organization for lasting contributions in brain injury prevention.
Kylee Bliss

Service Excellence Award – Public Relations
Honors an individual or organization for outreach and educational efforts that have increased awareness of brain injury, needs within the brain injury community, and the Brain Injury Association of Missouri.
Carter Rethwisch

Lifetime Achievement Award
Honors an individual or organization for significant contributions and long-term impact to the brain injury community.
Kathryn Dixon

Nomination Deadline is September 15 each year.

For more information about BIA-MO Annual Awards, contact Courtney Stevens, BIA-MO Office Administrator, at courtney@biamo.org or call 314-426-4024.

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