The winners of 40 North's 2017 ACE (Arts, Culture, and Education) awards have been announced. Winners of this award embody the spirit of local art with their passion, drive, and dedication to C-U's creative community. 

To celebrate, an awards ceremony will be held Thursday, October 12th, 5:30pm at City Center, tickets are available here.

Read on to see all the winners :

Advocate ACE Award - Shaya Robinson

Artist ACE Award - Allen Creamean

Volunteer ACE Award - Lawrence McGown

Business ACE Award - CU Adventures in Time & Space

Teacher ACE Award - Sue Aldridge

Student ACE Award - Kamila Glowacki

Lifetime ACE Award - Don Lake

The winners were chosen from over 115 public nominations by an independent panel of community-based judges.