TOPEKA (KSNT) – Junior Achievement of Kansas annually honors businessmen and women to inspire young people to follow in the laureates’ footsteps.
KSNT was a proud sponsor of the event. David George, KSNT evening news anchor was emcee for the evening.
The 2022 laureates the 2022 are Garry Cushinberry, Marvin Spees, Matt Strathman and Vince Frye.
Junior Achievement’s mission is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed. The inspiration piece comes from community volunteers who not only deliver our lessons, but share their experience.
Garry Cushinberry was known for his humanitarian service in the Topeka community. For nearly 30 years, he co-founded and organized the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner, distributed clothing, food, furniture and appliances from God’s Little Half Acre in addition to proving hundreds of children with free tickets to the Arab Shrine Circus and Saturday morning…