Topeka honors Top 20 Under 40

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Topeka's best and brightest young leaders took center stage Thursday night.

The latest class of Topeka's Top 20 Under 40 was recognized in a ceremony at the Ramada.

The group was chosen for their contributions in their workplaces and their communities.

The Jayhawk Council of Boy Scouts sponsors the event. They hope to promote mentorship within the business community.

This was the 10th year for the event.

2019 Topeka's Top 20 Under 40 Honorees

Craig Barnes - Shawnee County Health Department
Joshua Barr - Graystone Painting & Refinishing
Timothy Bell – OK Program, Topeka Police Department
La Manda Broyles - Topeka Public Schools – Shaner Early Learning Academy
Cody Burger - Topeka Police Department
Whitney Casement - Goodell, Stratton, Edmonds & Palmer, L.L.P.
Christy Classi - Kansas Society of Association Executives
Aubrey Coufal - Topeka Housing Authority
Lindsey Dreiling - Kansas Department of Transportation
Tracy Duran - Stormont Vail Health
Aaron Freeman - Topeka Fire Department
Shanae' Holman - Topeka JUMP
Tyler Levier - Prairie Band LLC
Eric Maydew - Kansas Big Brothers Big Sisters
Melinda Neuman - Advisors Excel
Tiffany Noller - The University of Kansas Health System - St. Francis Campus
Damon Parker - Auburn-Washburn USD 437 - Washburn Rural High School
Shanna Simpson - Topeka Zoo and Conservation Center
J. Bo Turney - Irigonegaray, Turney, & Revenaugh
Alicia VanWalleghem - Leaping Llamas Artisan Shop