Dundalk Renaissance 2020 Milestone Awards

Thursday, July 23, 2020 

Sparrows Point Country Club

We’re excited to announce this year’s winners!

Cornerstone Award Winner: Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County for their work helping families interrupt cycles of violence, engage their capacity, and move boldly forward, and their 40+ years of service strengthening families and our community.

Renaissance Milestone Awards will be presented by Dundalk Renaissance to community and non-profit leaders for their roles in nurturing Dundalk’s healthy and vibrant future:

  • Sky is the Limit Creative Arts Program for 30 years of community-based performance arts programming and outreach to people with and without intellectual, developmental and physical disability.
  • Will Feuer for his extensive volunteer work in the greater Dundalk area. Feuer is a member of numerous civic organizations including, but not limited to the Optimist Club and the Eastern Regional Lions Club.
  • Cortney Robertson leads the mentoring program “I Believe in Me” in Turner Station and Woodlawn where she inspires and engages young girls between the ages of 8 and 18 with STEM and leadership skills, civic workshops, and other learning-based activities.

Gemstone Awards will be presented by Dundalk Renaissance to students for their service to the Dundalk community.

  • Shayne Auffarth (Archbishop Curley High School) for his volunteer work through the Boy Scouts and his church’s Youth Ministry. Auffarth is a Senior Patrol Leader of Troop 239 in Dundalk and an Eagle Scout who still finds time to help his elderly neighbor take out the trash and shovel snow, all while interning at an Electrical Engineering company.
  • Sheryl Eaton (CCBC Dundalk) for her work mentoring fellow students and service through her church. Eaton has overcome many barriers to become a nontraditional student at CCBC, all while maintaining excellent grades.
  • Allyson Marshall (Sollers Point Technical High School)
  • Sekinat Dosunmu (Patapsco High School) for tutoring and mentoring younger students who are immigrants or whose first language isn’t English through Soccer Without Borders at Dundalk Middle School and volunteering at a local food pantry.  Dosunmu is a member of numerous honor societies, involved in her class government and is also on the track team.
  • Wasilat Dosunmu (Patapsco High School) for volunteering at Mercy Medical Center, tutoring and mentoring younger students who are immigrants or whose first language isn’t English through Soccer Without Borders at Dundalk Middle School, volunteering at a local food pantry, Dosunmu is a member of numerous honor societies, involved in her class government, a member of the track team and a soprano signer in the vocal assemble.
  • Jacob Swink (Dundalk High School) for his volunteer work with the Boy Scouts of America, faith based service with his church–all while maintaining a high GPA that’s put him fourth in his graduating class.
  • Rhianna Stitt for extensive community work through her church which focuses on street clean ups, feeding the homeless on a near weekly basis and helping provide homeless communities with clothes and warm blankets.

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The Dundalk Renaissance Milestone Awards recognize individuals, businesses, institutions, and groups that have contributed to Dundalk’s revitalization and building our future. We also honor with our Gemstone Awards up to 5 young people attending our area high schools or CCBC-Dundalk, with accomplishments that have made Dundalk a stronger community.

To date, the Milestone Awards have honored 44 community and business leaders, and the 2020 honorees will join this respected list of change makers. Nominees may self-nominate or be nominated by another person.

2019 winners:

Renaissance Cornerstone Award:
Key Brewing

Renaissance Milestone Award:
David Grosscup, Tammy Tricario, Larry Bannerman

Gemstone Awards:
Alah Malash, Jazmine Richison

A list of previous winners can be found here:Milestone Winners Final