Ace Timmermeir (right), receives the BEST award from Vol State President Orinthia Montague. SUBMITTED

The North Central P-16 Council recently announced the 2021 BEST (Businesses Empowering Students and Teachers) Award winners.

The BEST Award winner for 2021 from Robertson County was Asailio “Ace” Timmermeir, United Way of Greater Nashville.

The BEST Award celebrates the accomplishments of community leaders, business owners, and entrepreneurs. It recognizes those who share knowledge and expertise, advocate, and foster student success in pre-K through postsecondary education.

The P-16 Council is made up of area secondary school educators, higher education leaders and businesspeople. It is led by Volunteer State Community College.

The goal of P-16 is to promote the relationship between education and the value of work, develop a highly trained workforce, and create a culture of lifelong learning by positively impacting student success through awareness, advocacy, and action.

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