OCS receives Education Advocate Award at Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce Silver & Gold Awards Program

Oakland Christian School was one of 19 award winners announced at the 5th annual Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce Silver & Gold Awards Brunch.  OCS received the Baker College Education Advocate Silver Award in recognition of the “organization who best embraces and promotes education, training and development.” 

"OCS is proud to be recognized as an advocate for education by the Auburn Hills Chamber and its membership”, said Scott Samuels, Head of School at OCS.  “When the award was presented, our elementary language immersion program was specifically mentioned as an example of innovation and quality in education."  

Thirteen Silver Awards were given to businesses or organizations with “sterling qualities.”  These awards were sponsored by businesses reflecting the values each award represents.  Winners were chosen by the Chamber’s nominating committee, and include: 

  • Auxiom Golden SMB Award: Michigan by the Bottle
  • Baker College Education Advocate: Oakland Christian School
  • BorgWarner Passion for Excellence: New Horizons Rehabilitation Services
  • Central Michigan University Engineering Trailblazer: Brett Schnur, Faurecia North America     
  • Citizens Bank ‘Credo’ Award: Stephanie Carroll, City of Auburn Hills
  • City of Auburn Hills Business Success Story: Patti Engineering
  • DBusiness Emerging Leader: Brandon Kidder, The Family Table
  • Faurecia Diversity Pacesetter: Plante Moran
  • Flint Bishop International Airport Smart Economic Award: ABB Robotics
  • Moceri Companies Legacy Award: Henry V. Knight, Auburn Hills City Council
  • Oakland University Innovator of the Year: Hirotec America
  • Palace Sports & Entertainment Game Changer: Munetrix
  • Stella Wealth Management of Raymond James Higher Standard Award: William E. Pilchak, Pilchak & Cohen, PC

 The Gold Awards, sponsored by Oakland University Credit Union, are given to the business or individual that exhibits the “gold standard” of volunteering, outstanding service to the community and support of the Chamber. Award winners include: 

  • Ambassador of the Year: Kevin Berry, Aerotek
  • Best Taste Restaurant: Rangoli Indian Cuisine
  • Go Green Award: Guardian Industries
  • Miss Congeniality: Margie Lavelanet, Costco Wholesale
  • Mr. Congeniality: Doug Greenwalt, Allegra Marketing Print Signs
  • Rookie of the Year: Paul Gualtieri MAS, Paramount Marketing Group



Hear From Our Parents, Teachers, and Alumni

We've been at OCS for nearly a decade. The school has an outstanding staff and passion for education and the gospel. My girls are receiving an outstanding education.  I'd highly recommend OCS! 
- Jason Morga, Dad
We have developed relationships with other parents as well as the administration and staff, and we see Oakland Christian School as a community that lives open-handedly and truly locks arms with one another to serve inside and outside of school.
- Michelle Alexander, Mom