2017 Follow the Leader Recipients Honored March 22, 2017

INDIVIDUAL HONOREES (click on honoree’s name for video)

Richella Abell-Hawes ’13, Arc Herkimer 
Sim Jonathan Covington Jr. ’14, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Lori Colasanti Frieden ’15, Coldwell Banker Faith Properties & Copper City Brewing Company of Rome
Chris Lambe ’16, Kids Oneida & Universal Bookkeeper
Victoria Paolozzi ’14, Catholic Charities of Oneida & Madison Counties
Donna Sawyer White ’05, Samaritan Counseling Center of the Mohawk Valley
Monica Stowell ’10, Upstate Cerebral Palsy
Sean S. Morelle ’15, Roser Communications


Adirondack Bank

Also this year, to commemorate our 15th Follow the Leader awards, we honored our recently retired Congressman Richard Hanna with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work and leadership in the Mohawk Valley.

The event took place on Wednesday, March 22rd at the Radisson Hotel Utica Centre, and Laura Casamento, President of Utica College, was our keynote speaker.

Thank you to our event Sponsors!

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