The Ludington & Scottville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced its 2017 Future Five. The purpose of the honor is to recognize community members under the age of 40 who are making an impact locally.
The Class of 2017 includes Jamie Healy, Jorhie Beadle, Monica Schuyler, Nick Tykoski, and Seth Earl.
Jamie Healy: Jamie is the executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Mason County. She is a graduate of Ludington High School and lives in Amber Township.
“My vision for my future is to be the best version of myself that I can be,” Healy said. “I am extremely passionate about helping others and doing what I can to positively impact the community I raise my children in.”
Jorhie Beade: Jorhie is the agriculture science instructor at the West Shore Educational Service District’s Career and Technical Education program. She is a graduate of Mason County Central High School and Michigan State University.
“As an emerging leader in our community, my priorities include continuing to connect consumers to local food sources, promote agriculture awareness and introduce students to opportunities to thrive within a local community while contributing to the global community,” she said.
Monica Schuyler: Monica is the executive director of the Pennies from Heaven Foundation and a lawyer by training.
"My most important role as a young professional is honor the work that has been done before me by learning from those who did the work," she said.
Nick Tykoski: Nick is the owner of Safety Decals. He is a graduate of Mason County Central High School and Michigan State University.
"I want to continue to show people that this community is full of opportunity," he said. "There is a lot of negativity that surrounds anything we do here. However, we continue to do things and continue to have very successful projects that people love as part of our community."
Seth Earl: Seth is a conservationist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the president of Mason County Farm Bureau. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.
"My role has changed professionally and personally over the past couple of years, I have realized that I have ingrained myself into the Ludington community. I feel that I have been able to be a balanced, passionate, and committed leader to our community."
Congratulations to all the 2017 Future Five winners!
Published by: Mason County Press