Leadership Award Recipients

 

Troy Grant, Associate Executive Director at the Tennessee Higher Education Commission, receives the 2018 GEAR UP Professional of the Year Award.

 

Alexandria Montrece Taylor, GEAR UP East St. Louis School District 189, receives the 2018 GEAR UP Family Leader of the Year Award.

 

Dr. Yvette Morgan, GEAR UP Director at St. John's University in New York, receives the 2017 GEAR UP Professional of the Year Award.

The Harold K.L. Castle Foundation, a partner of Hawaii GEAR UP, receives the 2018 GEAR UP Community Partner of the Year Award.

 

Chane’l Marie Giddens, a student from Rochester (NY) and New York GEAR UP, receives the 2018 GEAR UP Youth of the Year Award.

 

Willie Castrejon, GEAR UP College Preparation Advisor from Texas, receives the 2017 GEAR UP Professional of the Year Award.

 

Belenda Torres from Oklahoma City receives the 2017 GEAR UP Student of the Year Award.

 

Dr. Ambrosio Hernandez of Doctors Hospital at Renaissance receives the 2017 GEAR UP Community Partner of the Year Award

 

Martha Atencio, Assistant Director of the Bronx Institute at Lehman College (NY), receives the award for the 2016 GEAR UP Professional of the Year.

 

Adriana Guerra, from South Texas, receives the award for the 2016 GEAR UP Parent Leader of the Year.

 

Stephanie Carnahan of Oregon GEAR UP and Lillian Rivera of GEAR UP Philadelphia receive the  2015 GEAR UP Professionals of the Year Awards.

 

Sheila Barragan de Guerrero, Region One ESC GEAR UP, receives the award for the 2015 GEAR UP Parent Leader of the Year.

 

Paola Santana of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce receives the 2017 GEAR UP Community Partner of the Year Award .

 

Adam Green, Ph.D, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the WV Higher Education Policy Commission, receives the award for the 2016 GEAR UP Professional of the Year.

 

Sahar Mohammadzadeh accepts the 2016 GEAR UP Partner of the Year award on behalf of the Pritchard Committee Student Voice Team (KY).

 

Lucero Yamilet Castañeda, from Somerset High School in Texas, receives the award for the 2016 GEAR UP Youth of the Year.

 

Concord University (WV) and Chris Carroll, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, receive the 2015 GEAR UP Partners of the Year Awards. 

 

William Brooks Van Buren, GEAR UP Wyoming, receives the award for the 2015 GEAR UP Youth of the Year.


  • 2014 GEAR UP Leadership Award Winners

  • 2013 GEAR UP Leadership Award Winners

  • 2012 GEAR UP Leadership Award Winners