By Paul Schmitt
NexGen Door County celebrated the county’s young people with a special awards dinner Thursday evening at Horseshoe Bay Golf Club. Hard-working, community minded young professionals were recognized at the NexGen Door County ypAwards. The Rising Star winner was Tenley Koehler of the Door County UW-Extension Family Living Programs. Bridgett Starr of Nicolet Bank won the Shining Star award. Caleb Frostman of NexGen Door County says the future looks bright with the impact young people are making in the area.
Thursday’s event was the second annual NexGen Door County ypAwards, a program that was launched in 2015 by the Door County Economic Development Corporation to attract and retain young professionals in Door County through networking, social, educational and community service programs.
photo compliments of NexGen Youth Professionals: (L-R) Tenley Koehler, Bridgett Starr, and Caleb Frostman of DCEDC)