Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Now in its 40th year of supporting teachers and students, the Broward Education Foundation recognized distinguished leaders in business, education and the community who are alumni of Broward County Public Schools during the 10th annual Publix Super Markets Charities 2022 BIG 10 Hall of Fame Awards presented by Memorial Healthcare System.
The recipient of the JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Bravo! Award is Eric Jones, Jr., an armed services veteran who is a senior pastor and founder of the Koinonia Worship Center & Village. He served as mayor of the City of West Park for 15 years and is a 1965 graduate of Attucks High School.
Community leaders who received the Ofﬁce Depot Community Achievement Award for signiﬁcant accomplishments:
Brett Atkinson, South Florida President of Moss Construction and Nova High School graduate, class of 1989 Florida state Rep. Chip LaMarca, president and founder of The LaMarca Group and Northeast High School graduate, class of 1986 Stacy Ritter, CDME, president and CEO of Visit Lauderdale and Piper High School graduate, class of 1978
Recipients of the Broward Teachers Union Education Achievement Award for their dedication to a career in public education were:
Eric Chisem, talent acquisition and operations director for Broward County Public Schools and Dillard High School graduate, class of 1993.
Wanda E Haynes, Village Elementary School principal and Nova High School graduate, class of 1985.
Lisa Milenkovic, STEM+Computer Science Curriculum supervisor for Broward County Public Schools and Coral Springs High School graduate, class of 1981