March 15, 2017
Karen Hutton was awarded CGLA’s Founders Leadership Award at the 8th Annual Odyssey Awards Luncheon for HUTTON’s commemorating the vision and dedication of the founders of Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy. The Founders Leadership Award was established in 2017 to recognize a company or an individual who has supported the mission of CGLA. Through action, advocacy, partnership and philanthropy, HUTTON has helped give underserved, disadvantaged girls access to a quality educational experience. Through the award, CGLA celebrated the enthusiastic advocacy, passionate service, and generous philanthropy of HUTTON for creating opportunity for, developing the potential of, and actively transforming the lives of young women in Chattanooga.