On May 11, 2017, more than 500 St. Louis leaders and community members turned out at The Sheldon to celebrate the 20th Annual What’s Right with the Region Awards, presented by FOCUS St. Louis. Each year, the awards celebrate those individuals and organizations working to make a difference in the bi-state region. In addition to the 20 honorees recognized in five categories, the FOCUS Board of Directors presented the 2017 Leadership Award to the team at Saint Louis Public Schools, represented by Superintendent Dr. Kelvin Adams and the District’s Special Administrative Board. Ann Marr of World Wide Technology and Al Mitchell of Monsanto Company served as the evening’s co-chairs, with Dan Gray of KTVI Fox 2/KPLR 11 serving as emcee.