2020 Inspiring Teacher Celebration

Please join us for an evening to celebrate teachers who have inspired the current and future generations of explorers and innovators.

January 30, 2020 5:00 – 7:00 pm

RSVP by January 22:



2020 Keynote Speaker

Nicole Adewale, Principal/Director of Business Development of ABNA, has been selected to be the keynote speaker for the 2020 Inspiring Teacher Awards event on January 30, 2020.

As a co-founder of ABNA, Nicole is highly involved in the day to day running of AABNA; which has grown from its humble beginnings as a two person firm, to more than 70 professionals across three offices, performing work in more than 13 states. Nicole began her career at the Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, where she was a resident engineer for major roadway and bridge construction projects. Nicole earned her Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a certified LEED® AP and is currently pursuing an Urban Affairs degree at Harris Stowe State University.

2020 Award Recipients

Steve Cooperman
Marymount High School

Glenn Hancock
Rockwood Summit High School

Lisa Kargus 

Mallinckrodt Academy     

Katie Lodes

St. Joseph’s Academy

Paul Salomon 

John Burroughs School    

Alex Schenk

Collegiate School of Medicine & Bioscience

Nathan Williams
Bayless Junior High School
The 2020 Inspiring Teacher Awards are generously sponsored by: