3 Awards Will Be Given at This Year's AWA Conference
Wayne Fulmore/Tim Corbitt Self-Advocate of the Year Award
This award was created to honor the work and legacy of John Wayne “Duke” Fulmore and Timothy Randall Corbitt. Wayne and Tim left us way too soon, but each left behind many friends and fellow advocates who honor their memory and who continue to benefit from their work in paving the way for those who come after them. We understand that, as we make progress in our work, we do so because we are standing on the shoulders of giants. Wayne and Tim were giants in the self-advocacy community. This award is given to a Self-Advocate for outstanding achievement.
The Kellie Jennings Memorial Award for Outstanding Direct Support Professional of the Year
The Arkansas Waiver Association believes it is important to recognize and support the dedicated direct care staff that makes the ACS Waiver a success. AWA will be recognizing the Outstanding DSP for 2016. The award is named for Kellie Jennings; who was responsible for the idea of recognizing outstanding DSP’s. If you have an exceptional DSP, please take the time to nominate him/her for this award.
The Arnold Hurst Award
This award honors the work of parent advocates statewide, in trying to further the mission of AWA, quality integrated supports.
Please send all nominations to this address: Penny Castilaw - PO Box 219 Conway, Ar. 72033
A form for the Arnold Hurst Award will be available soon. See nomination forms below: