Loving Where We Live


This award was created to help identify individuals in The 10 that have gone the "extra mile" while investing into the lives of those around them. To receive this award one must demonstrate grit, compassion, and love while leading others towards a grander vision.

Each recipient is awarded $2,500 to fund initiatives they are leading as well as 5 tickets to the Global Leadership Summit to enhance their team's collective impact.


Award Recipients

2017: ???
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2016: Phil Zielke • Phil's Friends; Founder & Executive Director
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2015: Chris Roll • LPHS: West; Head Football Coach
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2014: Deb Martello • Army Trail Elementary; Principal
Deb leads Army Trail Elementary School in Addison, IL. Her leadership and endless enthusiasm is making a real difference. Through hosting the Holiday Gift Mart, a soccer clinic for 100 of her students and through launching a new mentoring initiative through Kids Hope USA; Deb has gone the extra mile.