Tom Lizotte, exemplifies the criteria set by Pete Myrick, a Guilford resident, who was a longtime educator and founder of PCEDC. Criteria includes overall impact of the candidate’s accomplishments, the duration of the candidate’s engagement in community service activities, and the breadth of community involvement.
“The Pete Myrick award provides us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Piscataquis County residents and their dedication to education, economic development, and civic engagement; I can’t think of a more well deserving recipient then Tom. Tom has dedicated his career with service to our region, he is a consummate professional and community leader. Tom represents the Myrick Award trifecta; a commitment to education, economic development, and civic leadership.” Christopher Winstead, Executive Director, PCEDC.
The Myrick Award is given by the Executive Committee of PCEDC to recognize a Piscataquis County resident, business or organization who exemplifies Pete Myrick’s concern for and commitment to education, economic development and/or civic leadership in the region. Myrick, a Guilford resident who died in 2002, was a longtime educator in MSAD #4 and one of the founders of the PCEDC, serving as the Council’s president in 2001.
Criteria considered in determining the award winner includes the overall impact of the candidate’s accomplishments, the duration of the candidate’s engagement in community service activities, and the breadth of involvement in the community. The award is not given to recognize anyone solely for job performance, but seeks to acknowledge those who go above and beyond in donating their time to community service.
This year we are proud to present the 2019 Myrick Award to:
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