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JA of South Central Kentucky Business Hall of Fame

JA honors Hall of Fame Laureates for their leadership and success in business, and community involvement.

Event Completed!

When: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Where: Virtual
Time: 3:00 PM EST
In 1992, the Business Hall of Fame was created to honor the lives and accomplishments of extraordinary South Central Kentuckians. Hall of Fame laureates are nominated by members of the community and then selected by an independent committee.
Over the years, Junior Achievement has honored individuals who epitomize five key standards of excellence:
• Entrepreneurial spirit and achievement
• Exceptional role model for youth
• Economic impact on area
• Business leadership
• Commitment to the goals of Junior Achievement
The Business Hall of Fame, presented by BB&T now Truist, is displayed at the Knicely Conference Center in Bowling Green, KY.

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2021 JA of South Central Kentucky Business Hall of Fame Laureate Inductees

Image of John Kelly

John Kelly

Kelly Autism Program & LifeWorks at WKU
Image of Connie Smith

Connie Smith

Med Center Health

Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame 2021 Presented By BB&T Now Truist

Congratulations to the 2021 Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky's Business Hall of Fame Laureates: Mrs. Connie Smith and Mr. John Kelly. We are honored to induct them into the 2021 Business Hall of Fame for their philanthropic and economic contributions to South Central Kentucky, as well as their character which embodies Junior Achievement's mission to empower young people to succeed in a global economy.


Presenting Sponsor

Logo for Truist

Gold Sponsors

Logo for Chandler Real Estate
Logo for ELPO Law
Logo for Med Center Health

Silver Sponsors

Logo for Franklin Bank and Trust
Logo for German American Bank
Logo for Joe and Cheri Natcher

Table Sponsors

Logo for American Bank and Trust
Logo for Bowling Green FC
Logo for Bowling Green Municipal Utilities
Logo for Clinical Education Complex
Logo for Jim Johnson
Logo for Life Works WKU
Logo for Martin Management
Logo for ML Electrical
Logo for Murphy Construction
Logo for Physicians Rehab Solutions
Logo for Rafferty's
Logo for Save a Warrior
Logo for Servpro
Logo for Southcentral Kentucky Community College
Logo for State Farm Ginger Cleary
Logo for Stryker
Logo for TSG
Logo for US Bank
Logo for WKY PAE

In Kind Sponsors

Logo for Sarah Terry
Logo for Sublime Media
Logo for WBKO

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