Event Year: 2022

Denise Wheeler

Denise is a local educator, writer, grassroots community advocate, and arts supporter. As a founding member of Share Our Strength Portsmouth and Fill the Hall, she has helped raise more than $2 million to fight childhood hunger on the Seacoast. Her fingerprints are...

Courtney Daniel

Courtney Daniel is a passionate creative strategist who lives by her own rules and makes things happen. As a nationally recognized award-winning business owner, her dedication and ability to build relationships has afforded her the opportunity to work with top-name...

Sounds of the Seacoast

Sounds of the Seacoast women’s barbershop/a cappella chorus is a diverse group of women of all ages and walks of life from many communities throughout the Greater Seacoast area and beyond. The chorus performs a variety of music, including barbershop standards,...

Todd Hanson

Todd dedicated his career to gaining and applying experiential research to gain empathy and understanding of the needs of individuals with physical and emotional challenges. But living a life as a competitive distance runner, kayaker, skier, and backpacker, what did...

Dr. Stephanie Bramlett

Stephanie Bramlett is the director of equity and inclusion at Phillips Exeter Academy. She operates as the chief diversity officer of the academy, providing leadership on campus on issues such as diversity of community, student leadership, recruitment, and success of...

Sean Cheng

Sean Cheng is a senior at Exeter High School and has always been captivated by the people and places that shape our planet. He placed in the top 10 of the 2018 National Geographic Bee and is the co-founder of GeoGenius, an organization promoting geographic education...

Russ Grazier, Jr.

A native of Portsmouth, Russ Grazier, Jr. co-founded Portsmouth Music and Arts Center with his wife, Katie, in 2002. Russ has taught music at Boston Conservatory, the University of Chicago College, and the New England Conservatory Preparatory School. His original...

Dr. Robin Buckley

Dr. Robin Buckley is an executive coach and couples coach who helps individuals and couples thrive in their careers and relationships. The owner of Insights Group Psychological & Coaching Services in Rye, NH, Dr. Buckley has a doctorate in clinical psychology and...

Dr. Rafael J. Grossmann

Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Rafael Grossmann is a surgeon at Portsmouth Regional Hospital. Over the past several years, he’s focused on the convergence of healthcare and technology innovation to enable digital transformation to enhance medical care and education....