Thursday, April 8, 2010

Henry Bass Wins Top NewVa Award

Henry Bass (right-center) took the top award.^

The NewVa Corridor Technology Council presented its award outstanding achievement within the community to Henry Bass of Automation Creations Inc. at last night’s annual fete in Blacksburg. Bass, an officer with the U.S. Army Reserves, recently served a tour of duty in Iraq.

Other awards went to:
  • David Catalano and Aaron Herrington, co-founders of Modea (digital advertising) won the Entrepreneur Award.
  • Interactive Achievement Inc of Roanoke won the Rising Star Award. It develops software for teachers.
  • Jay Foster of SoftSolutions Inc. in Roanoke won the Leadership Award for his work with the Creative Class Leadership Program's 81 Reasons to Connect group.
  • Dale Vipperman of Christiansburg High School and James Irby of Montgomery County Public Schools won the education award.
  • Blacksburg’s NewCity (marketing, Web design) won the People's Choice Award.
  • Maxtena Inc. of Blacksburg, which makes antennas, won the Innovation Award for devising a more efficient use for a simple product.

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