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PBS Reno Spotlight Awards & Auction

It’s time to vote for the Spotlight Awards winners from our amazing finalists!
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This year’s Spotlight Awards & Auction will be at 5:30pm on September 16, 2022 at the Silver Legacy Grande Exposition Hall! 

PBS Reno will recognize individuals, organizations, and businesses making a significant impact on the region. PBS Reno will be recognizing the Carano Family as the Extraordinary Philanthropists of the Year!
 

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PBS Reno Spotlight Awards & Auction

Extraordinary Youth

This award recognizes an individual, under the age of 21, who has distinguished themselves in in northern Nevada through their inspiration, dedication, motivation, or acts of kindness. Eligible nominees must be located in PBS Reno’s northern Nevada and northeastern California viewing areas.

Award Category sponsored by
Bank of America

2022 FINALISTS | Extraordinary Youth

BENJAMIN BROWDER

Benjamin Browder is just a sophomore in high school, but his dedication to local theatre, specifically in stage management and tech, has extended beyond his high school theatre department. He chooses to be behind the scenes and often receives little public recognition, but anyone who has worked with him will tell you his level of dedication, professionalism, and attention to detail is at a level that many strive to attain.

DENALI COOKE

Denali Cooke, of Truckee, CA, is an extraordinary young woman who gives of her time continually. She is a lifetime Girl Scout and recently earned her Gold Award (the highest girl-earned award in Girl Scouting). For her project, Denali inspired young women and minority youth at the Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe to consider a career in the STEM fields. Denali is deserving of recognition for her willingness to share her talents and time to better her community.

EVERETT HOGAN

Not only is Everett Hogan a straight-A sixth-grader, but he also participates in several sports teams, and helps other students with their schoolwork. Everett mows lawns and shovels snow for elderly neighbors, without accepting payment to help those in his neighborhood.  For most of his birthdays, he asks friends to bring pet food instead of gifts so that he can donate to the animal shelter. His teachers always state they wish they had a class full of kids like him who strive to help the world around him a better place.

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2022 Finalists In Additional Award Categories

 

Extraordinary Local Business

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Extraordinary Individual

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Extraordinary Community Group 

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Extraordinary Educator

Award Category sponsored by
JOIN INC  
 

It’s time to vote for the Spotlight Awards winners from our amazing finalists!
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Want to support the Spotlight Awards and Auction in another way? We are collecting items to include in this year's auction!

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Sponsored in part by 

 

 

Gary and Carrie Carano

Bergdahl Associates | Chris & Parky May 

Chris & Parky May

Carson Valley Inn Casino
Tamarack Casino
Bank of America
Snell & Wilmer
Meadows Bank
JOIN INC
The Diamond Vault
The Row
Renown Health
Bill Pearce Motors
Cordillera International Film Festival
Teneral Cellars
Women & Children's Center
John Dermody Ventures

Gigi and Lash Turville

Susan and Mark Herron

Western Nevada Supply
Dermody Properties
University of Nevada, Reno
Brownstein
Dynagraphics
Savage Son
Reno + Sparks Chamber of Commerce
Erlach Computer Consulting
Erlach Computer Consulting
Dermody Properties
Boys & Girls Club of Truckee Meadows
Lobardi Construction
Erlach Computer Consulting
Reno Carson Lumber
Washoe County
Lancor
Sierra Nevada Cosmetic + Laser Surgery
Net NV
Alice Heiman
James E. Murphy Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa

Contact: Diane Barrett, Community Partnership Executive
PBS Reno • O: 775-600-0584 • C: 415-385-5657 • dbarrett@pbsreno.org