Agency Awards

The following is an incomplete list of awards granted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lakeshore through its history to valued volunteers and supporters. Please contact us if you can help fill in information!

2002 Big Brother of the Year, State of Michigan: Morris Shanks
2002 Big Brother of the Year: Brian DeLong
2002 Big Sister of the Year: Barb Gerrans
2002 Big Couple of the Year: Pat & Mike Michney
2002 High School Big of the Year: Ashley McDaniel

2007 Big Sister of the Year: Shelley Mattson

2008 Big Sister of the Year: Patricia Stewart
2008 Big Couple of the Year: Craig & Cheryl Debbink

2009 Big Brother of the Year: Ken Skirnski
2009 Big Sister of the Year: Jodee L. Collins

2010 Big Brother of the Year: John Steinbach
2010 Big Sister of the Year: Kristie Bowman

2011 Big Brother of the Year: Chip Wheeler
2011 Big Sister of the Year: Joann Guthrie

2012 Big Brother of the Year: Tim Jansen
2012 Big Sister of the Year: Andrea Judson

2013 Big Brother of the Year: Tom Hickman
2013 Big Sister of the Year: Karen Johnson-Cole
2013 Agency Choice Award: Mike Youngdahl

2014 Big Brother of the Year: Brian Charron
2014 Big Sister of the Year: Jennifer Werner
2014 Agency Choice Award: Marcia Herring

2015 Big Brother of the Year: Nicholas VanDyke
2015 Big Sister of the Year: Kari Purchase
2015 Agency Choice Award: Dena Forrest

2016 Big Brother of the Year: Robert Cross III
2016 Big Sister of the Year: Dawn Tloczynski

2017 Big Brother of the Year: Bill Thompson
2017 Big Sister of the Year: Susan Vizanko

2018 Big Brother of the Year: Edward Bullinger
2018 Big Sister of the Year: Amy Urick (Little Sister Kateri)

2019 Big Brother of the Year: Ed O’Brien (Little Brother Lorenzo)
2019 Big Sister of the Year: Audrey Link (Little Sister Aubrey)