Sixteen members of the High Country community have been selected as category finalists for the inaugural Boone Area Chamber of Commerce 4 Under 40 Awards.
Winners will be announced at an awards luncheon, Wednesday May 17th, from 11:00am-1pm at the Holmes Convocation Center on the campus of Appalachian State University. The event is presented in part by Appalachian Commercial Real Estate.
The finalists for each category are listed below:
Chris Grasinger, Center 45 Climbing Gym
Grant Seldomridge, River & Earth Adventure, Inc
Tina Townsand, The Pet Place
Matt Vincent, VPC Builders
Preston Clarke, Valle Crucis School
Caleb Marsh, Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute
Traci Royster, Appalachian State University Student Development
Sumer Williams, Mabel School
Non-Profit Business Professional:
Sonya Hamby, Hospitality House
Jennifer Warren, Western Youth Network
Danny Wilcox, We Can So You Can Foundation
Elizabeth Young, The Hunger & Health Coalition
Anthony Brumfield, Hampton Inn & Suites
Virginia Falck, Town of Boone / Downtown Boone Development Association
Meghan Keith, The Pet Place
Danielle Wade, Jackson Sumner & Associates
“Our awards committee reviewed close to 30 nominations over the four categories and had some very difficult decisions to make,” said Boone Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO David Jackson. ”It is clear that we have some bright, young minds in our community that are already preforming well in their various business pursuits. We hope this program will not only highlight our winners but showcase the full breadth of the talent that will help lead our community for the next several decades.”
All finalists will be recognized at the 4 Under 40 awards luncheon May 17th. Tickets are $20 for chamber members and $25 for the general public and can be purchased here. Corporate tables are also available and include special recognition at the event.
If you have questions, please contact the Boone Area Chamber of Commerce at 828-264-2225 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.