ELIZABETH - ELIZABETH, Ind. -- One Southern Indiana has announced its winners of the ACE Awards. The organization says the annual awards, which stand for Appreciate and Celebrate Excellence,  are given to those who use their talents to enhance organizations and improve communities.

Three finalists were named in each category, including the James W. Robinson Young Professional of the Year, Sam Day Professional of the Year and Kevin Hammersmith Community Leader. 

  • Axiom Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, James W. Robinson Young Professional of the Year - Josh Staten, The City of New Albany
  • Kightlinger & Gray, LLP Sam Day Professional of the Year - Lisa Huber of Duke Energy
  • Duke Energy Kevin Hammersmith Community Leader - Dana Huber, Huber's Orchard, Winery and Vineyards

The awards are judged by a panel of independent judges who determine 90 percent of the final score, with public online voting accounting for the final 10 percent.