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2024 Brazoria County Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, September 19, 2024
Where: Lake Jackson Civic Center
Time: 6:00 PM CT
Come out for an evening celebrating the most respected business leaders in Brazoria County. Please join Junior Achievement in saluting these four business leaders who are positive examples for all Brazoria County area children and at the same time support Junior Achievement programs that will reach 5,000 school children in our community this year.
2024 - TBD - send in a nomination.

2023 Laureates:

Brent Bowles - iAD Architects
Capt. Mark Friudenberg - Captain Mark's Seafood/Bastrop Marina
Wayman Hutchins - Adeptability Corporation
David Jircik - Alvin Tuxedos

Volunteer of the Year - Mark Thornton - Zachry
Educator of the Year – Tracey Kesseler - Bess Brannen Elementary

Scholarship recipients – Madison Brown - Alvin HS, Mia Moreno - Angleton HS, Viola Melendez - Brazosport HS, Alexa Crosson - Columbia HS, Gavin Lambert - Danbury HS, Jasmine Washington - Manvel HS, Kaytlynn Norman - Jaylyn Smith - Shadow Creek HS, Allyson Nichols - Sweeny HS, Hafsa Sheikh*-Pearland HS (Countywide winner)
Nominate a Laureate Event Flyer Register Online

2023 Brazoria County Hall of Fame Laureates

Image of Brent Bowles

Brent Bowles

iAD Architects
Image of Capt. Mark Friudenberg

Capt. Mark Friudenberg

Capt. Mark's Marina & Seafood Market
Image of Wayman Hutchings

Wayman Hutchings

Adeptibility Corp, Freedom Flags Unlimited & Sweeny Graphics
Image of David Jircik

David Jircik

Alvin Tuxedos & First Chair Formal Wear

2022 Brazoria County Hall of Fame Laureates

Image of Walter Branson

Walter Branson

Branson Construction and Remodeling
Image of Kenjo Kelley

Kenjo Kelley

Kenjo Kelley
Image of Jay Mejia

Jay Mejia

Mejia Industrial Supply Co.
Image of Mike Pyburn

Mike Pyburn

Almeda Water Well Service

2021 JA Brazoria County Hall of Fame Laureates

Image of David Boyles Jr.

David Boyles Jr. DDS

Boyles Family Dentristry
Image of Jason Cordoba

Jason Cordoba

Cordoba Law Firm, PLLC.
Image of R. Frank

Dr. R. Frank

IsoTherapeutics Group, LLC
Image of Tory Hill

Dr. Tory Hill

Sweeny ISD

2019 Brazoria County Hall of Fame Laureates

Image of Ann Johnston

Ann Johnston

Image of Gregg Knape

Dr Gregg Knape

Image of Jarrod Smith

Jarrod Smith

Image of Mike Sorrell

Mike Sorrell

2018 Brazoria County Hall of Fame Laureates

Image of Shirley Dill Brothers

Shirley Dill Brothers

Image of Carol Frazer Davis

Carol Frazer Davis

Image of Huey -Curly- Soileau

Huey -Curly- Soileau

Image of Kenneth Vernor

Kenneth Vernor

2017 JA Brazoria County Hall of Fame Laureates

Image of Howard Goe

Howard Goe

Image of David Novasad

David Novasad

Image of Andy Reyes

Andy Reyes

Image of Earl Shipp

Earl Shipp

JA of Brazoria County Hall of Fame Video


Hall of Fame Event Underwriter

Logo for TDECU

Hall of Fame Program Sponsor

Logo for Garrett Farms

Hall of Fame Awards Sponsor

Logo for Dow Chemical Company

Hall of Fame Table Sponsor

Logo for Almeda Water Well
Logo for BASF
Logo for Brazosport ISD
Logo for Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Logo for Dr. Tom Pruett
Logo for Gulf Coast Auto
Logo for Judge Matt Sebesta
Logo for Kenjo's BBQ, LLC
Logo for Mejia Industrial
Logo for Performance Contractors
Logo for Phillips 66
Logo for State Farm-George Franklin Agency
Logo for Sweeny ISD
Logo for TDEC, Inc.
Logo for The Guerrero Clinic
Logo for Turner Industries

Hall of Fame Student Sponsor

Logo for Alvin Noon Lions Club
Logo for Freeport LNG

Hall of Fame Wine Sponsor

Logo for Honda of Lake Jackson

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Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

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