Each year, GiGi’s Playhouse grants esteemed awards and certificates that recognize achievements within the network of Playhouses across North America. Below are the proud achievements from this Playhouse location:

2022: GenerationG – Shari Andress and Daniell Bargstadt, National Educational Excellence Committee 
This award is given to an individual, group of individuals, or a Playhouse that leverages Generation G to change the way the world views Down syndrome.

2022: Lifetime Achievement Award – Kim Hanna 
Special Award for a National employee

2021: Standard of Execution (SOE) Champion 
Locations that have achieved Strong or Center of Excellence on at least 3 SOEs.

2021: Lifetime Achievement Award – Michelle Hughes 
Special Award for a National employee

2020: Lifetime Achievement Award – Daniell Bargstadt 
Special Award for a National employee

2018: Generation G - Shari Andress lifetime contribution
Special Award for an individual or Playhouse

Standards of Execution Certificates


The Standards of Execution (SOE’s) define a descriptive list of standards for each of the 8 core functions of the GiGi’s business.  Each Playhouse has an opportunity to achieve along a continuum of growth.

8 SOE Circle 2021 without logo

2022 Certificates

Strong: Programs, Operations & Facility, HR & Volunteer Management

2021 Certificates

Strong: Programs, Marketing, Operations and Facility