The in-person ceremony will celebrate those who assist to make the equable for people with disabilities
(Louisville, KY) The Metro Disability Coalition cordially invites you to attend their 21st Annual Breaking Barriers Spotlight Awards on Friday, March 31st from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Rudd Heart & Lung Center located at 201 Abraham Flexner Way.
There will be a reception prior to the ceremony for special guests, honorees and those participating in the program. We will also honor our 2020 recipients. Due to the pandemic, we were unable to celebrate them previously.
This year’s guest speaker is April Bridgeman Morrow. Currently, she is a substitute teacher for Jefferson County Public Schools as she completes her doctorate degree in K-12 leadership. The former ‘Outstanding Teacher of the Year’ by the East Chicago, Indiana Public School District. Morrow is a graduate of Valparaiso University. Her career spans over 30 years in education. She even founded a private Christian school with grades K though 6th in Merrillville, Indiana that quickly grew to 12th grade. As a music teacher, Morrow’s students have performed all over the U.S. from contests in the Midwest to Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida.
The awards ceremony is for the community’s unsung heroes and community leaders in their various fields from service workers, educators to youth who go above and beyond the call of duty to assist those in need. We are excited to announce this year’s honorees several of which are from Jefferson County Public Schools, (JCPS).
Here is a list of this year’s Breaking Barriers Spotlight Award honorees:
Lifetime Achievement Award
Certificate of Merit
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Breaking Barriers Spotlight Student & Teacher Awards recipients:
Jayden Hernandez Mendoza
Kammerer Middle School
Waggener High School
Special Education Teacher
Binet School (Elementary)
Lassiter Middle School
Doss High School
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