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Young Professionals Honored with Jackson Magazine ‘30 and Under’ Awards


JACKSON, MI – Jackson Magazine has honored its current class of young professionals.

The “30 And Under” awards go to Jackson-area residents who demonstrate hard work and community involvement. Winners are selected by a committee that includes previous winners.

This year’s recipients were recognized by the magazine during a Wednesday, Dec. 5 event at Jackson's Commonwealth Commerce Center. They are:

Elizabeth Andrews of Jackson College

Marco Bernardini of Michigan Rush Jackson

Benjamin Carroll of Consumers Energy

Ashley Esselink of Consumers Energy

Joshua Foote of Dawn Foods Corp.

Kira Hotchkiss of Culvers of Jackson

Jessica Houston of Jackson College

Brandon Hughes of Liberty Township Fire Dept.

Jordon Levy-Poling of Industrial Steel Treating

Erik Lyman of Ella Sharp Museum

Christina Norris of Tompkins Historical Society

Sean Palmer of County National Bank

Jay Truchan of Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

Cassandra Watson of LifeWays

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