Flint Hills Area 15 under 40 Awards

By Ryan Duey

The Junction City, Manhattan, and Wamego Chambers of Commerce have released the 2nd Annual 15 under 40 class of young professionals making a difference in their communities.

Nominees were asked to complete an application that outlined their achievements in their profession as well as work in the community. Of the more than 50 applicants, an appointed committee selected the final 15.

To be eligible for nomination, applicants had to meet the following criteria: Be over the age of 18 and under the age of 40 as of November 30, 2022, Be employed in the greater Manhattan region, and Exhibit qualities expressed in the 15 Under 40 criteria.

Winners of 2024’s 15 under 40 will be recognized at a special reception in their honor at 4:30 p.m., January 18th at Prairiewood Retreats, Blue Sage Barn.

The 2024 winners are:

  • Jurdene Coleman
  • Natalie Gordon
  • Lindsay Lowe
  • Kiley Moody
  • Stephanie Pierce
  • Stephanie Peterson
  • Cassandra Jones
  • Michaela Joyce
  • Kasey Kile Wilkinson
  • Stephen Bridenstine
  • Bailey Hinkle
  • Alexis Glessner
  • Sarah Duggan
  • Zach Sheppard
  • Kara Titus

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