SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The area's nonprofit organizations received honors Tuesday night for service to the Springfield area.
KY3's Sara and Ethan Forhetz emceed the event. Judges selected winners from 125 different entries.
Youth Leader of the Year: Seth Cote volunteered more than 500 hours, helping coordinate nearly 200 projects in the community.
Public Awareness Award: Safe Kids Springfield
Revel With a Cause Award: Ozarks Literacy Council
Nonprofit Startup of the Year: The Rebound Foundation
Emerging Leader of the Year: Rpb Blevins of the Springfield Discovery Center
Excellence in Innovation: Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Arvest Bank Communitarian Corporate Citizenship Award: ESC Consulting Engineers
Nonprofit Board Member of the Year: Chris Shaefer of CASA of Southwest Missouri
CEO/Executive of the Year: Dr. Tricia Derges with Lift Up Springfield
Nonprofit Organization of the Year Small: Friends of the Springfield-Greene County Library
Nonprofit Organization of the Year Medium: The Pregnancy Care Center
Nonprofit of the Year Large: Convoy of Hope