The 2023 Award Ceremony featured Keynote Speaker Abby Lutzenkirchen Forristall from the Lutzie 43 organization. Lanyards with keys and information cards were passed out to all our guests to help remind them to take those 43 Key Seconds before you drive your vehicle to have “Clear Head, Clear Eyes, and Clear Hands”
Keynote Speaker Abby Lutzenkirchen Forristall with our 14 year emcee Doug Amos and board chair Chas Worthy
2023 Ninth Grade Certificate Winners
The 2023 Overall Winners Gavan Baxley and Courtney Sides pictures with Mrs. Billie Sewell and Keynote Speaker Abby Lutzenkirchen Forristall
2023 Category Winners
2023 Senior Finalists
Our wonderful serving staff from Adullam House Ministries
2021 Joe Sewell Award Finalists
2021 Freshman Certificate Winners
2021 Overall Winners
Carson Peevy & Morgan Causey
Academic: Sam Barlet, Macy Adams
Church Community: Erika Broadway, Paxton Price
Overall: Carson Peevy, Morgan Causey
Athletic: Lexi Love, Ben Barker
Leadership: Rikki McAdams, Richie Hicks
The 2021 banquet was delayed about 30 minutes as we were under a tornado warning.
Senior finalists signing appreciation notes for our generous sponsors.
The Civic Center fountain is a popular photo spot.
The banquet room.
Senior Nominees in the Civic Center “safe area” during the tornado warning.
2020 Overall Winner Conner Bradford talks with guests between award ceremonies. Conner was the speaker for the Freshman Awards.
Joe Sewell Board Member Joey Holley greets the crowd.
Master of Ceremonies Doug Amos
Our keynote speaker, Brodie Croyle, did not travel to us due to weather, but he presented an inspirational message via ZOOM.
Group Photo 2019 Nominees night of banquet. Traditional photo by the fountain
Elmore County High School Ninth Grade Certificate Winners with Joe Sewell Board Members, Marilyn Speake & Jenifer Glover
Pari Claire Hall
Holtville High School Ninth Grade Certificate Winners with Joe Sewell Board Members, Marilyn Speake & Jenifer Glover
Brae Lee Morris
New Life Christian Academy Ninth Grade Certificate Winners with Joe Sewell Board Members, Marilyn Speake & Jenifer Glover
Mary Beth Merrell
Stanhope Elmore High School Ninth Grade Certificate Winners with Joe Sewell Board Members, Marilyn Speake & Jenifer Glover
Anna Grace Deason
Tallassee High School Ninth Grade Certificate Winners with Joe Sewell Board Members, Marilyn Speake & Jenifer Glover Chloe Baynes Woodrow Dean Belle Haynes Caleb Mason
Wetumpka High School Ninth Grade Certificate Winners with Joe Sewell Board Members, Marilyn Speake & Jenifer Glover
Keynote Speaker, Siran Stacy
Patty Holley & Aaron Smith, 2014 Overall Winners presented the 2019 Boys Leadership Award to Bailey Barfoot, Stanhope Elmore HS
Lisa Knight, representing Alabama Power Company, presented the Girls Academic Award to Grace Barlet, Elmore County High School. They were joined on stage by 2012 Overall Winners, Evan Venable & Hannah Weldon Tewksbury
Jelauryn Crenshaw, Stanhope Elmore High School received the 2019 Girls Church, Community, & Cahracter Award. Scott Owenby, presenting Tallassee Rehab presenting the award along with
Cody Arant,2011 Overall Winner , & MAdison Roberts, 2015 Overall Winner
Cody Arant,2011 Overall Winner , & MAdison Roberts, 2015 Overall Winner, present 2019 Boys Church, Community, & Cahracter Award to Hunter Wallace, Wetumpka High Schhol
Mr. Weldon & Chas Worthy, 2006 Overall Winner present 2019 Girls Athletic Award to Madison Traylor, Elmore County High school
Josh Cain, 2005 Overall Winner updates the crowd on his life since he was the winner in 2005
Mr. Weldon & Josh Cain, 2005 Overall Winner, present 2019 Boys Athletic Award to Tyler Abernathy, Edgewood Academy
Category/Overall Winners (L-R) Jelauryn Crenshaw, Stanhope Elmore HS Anna Kate Norton, Wetumpka HS Emma Grace Coyle, Tallassee HS Madison Traylor, Elmore County HS Grace Barlet, Elmore County HS Tyler Abernathy, Edgewood Academy Hunter Wallace – Wetumpka High School Jamie Singleton, Elmore County HS Bailey Barfoot-Stanhope Elmore HS Tucker Jones, Holtville HS9
2019 Overall Winners
Edgewood Academy 2019
Jake Allison Emma Brown Colton Jones Emma Weldon
Joey Holley welcomes guests to the 2020 Joe Sewell Awards.
Isreal Askew prayed for the nominees before the awards ceremony.
Michael Morgan expresses appreciation to the very generous 2020 sponsors.
Harris Garner introduces the program emcee, Doug Amos.
Doug Amos begins the recognizing the students for their accomplishments.