Updated: Feb 5, 2021
Junior Achievement of Central Indiana announces its finalists for the 17th annual Indy’s Best and Brightest event presented by KPMG LLP. The event honors 100 of central Indiana’s most outstanding young professionals, age 40 and under, in 10 different industries.
Among the nominated honorees is Martin University's Director of Admissions, Candace Pate. Mrs. Pate leads the University's enrollment initiatives by identifying innovative prospective student pipelines, nurturing relationships with local school districts and community programs, and managing an ever growing applicant database.
"I am humbled to be selected for this great opportunity," says Candace of her nomination." As a child, I participated in Junior Achievement programs. To be recognized by an organization that I truly believe in, is a remarkable and honorable experience". A virtual awards program to recognize these outstanding young professionals will take place on Thursday, March 11, 2021. All 100 finalists will be recognized and the winners in each category will be announced. Approximately 600 people are expected to log in view this event. The Best and Brightest event was created by Junior Achievement to recognize up and coming talent and the next generation of leaders in our community. Finalists in each category are judged on professional accomplishments, civic contributions, character, and leadership qualities. The finalists to be honored at the event are listed below, as well as on the Junior Achievement website: www.indysbestandbrightest.org.