Person of the Year

Person of the Year: Robb Hankins

Ten years ago, Robb Hankins stepped foot in Stark County for the first time. Surveying downtown Canton, he saw the Palace Theatre, a lone art gallery (Second April Galerie & Studios, then on 6th Street) and five pieces of public art.

Person of the Year: Sharon Budd

Sharon Budd beat breast cancer more than 10 years ago, but since July 10, she has been fighting for her life after six brain surgeries and proving to be, what her husband believes, is a living miracle. She is About Magazine’s Person of the Year.

Person of the Year: Jack Hazen

Call the Malone University cross-country office and grad assistant coach James Zeuch tells you that Jack Hazen is “out running errands, but he’ll be back shortly.”

About Magazine’s Person of the Year

Whether mounted on a quarter horse, playing tennis, speaking to a crowd of fresh-faced entrepreneurial hopefuls, sponsoring civic events, or strategizing new lines of chips, Bob Shearer is a perfectionist.