J. C. Penney Company, Inc. recently honored its top performing stores, including the one in Hannibal’s Huck Finn Shopping Center, with the Founder’s Award at a special ceremony held on March 28 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas.

J. C. Penney Company, Inc. recently honored its top performing stores, including the one in Hannibal’s Huck Finn Shopping Center, with the Founder’s Award at a special ceremony held on March 28 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. With more than 1,000 JCPenney stores across the country, General Manager Suzanne Legg was one of over 85 store leaders recognized by Marvin R. Ellison, chairman and chief executive officer, and Joe McFarland, executive vice president of stores, for significantly contributing to the Company’s success during 2016.

“Our Founder’s Award recipients continually exceed expectations and achieve results that instill a strong sense of pride among their associate teams and the communities they serve,” said McFarland. “Leaders and teams receiving this award have gone above and beyond the call of duty by taking our Warrior values of passion, loyalty, service and courage to an entirely new level. I’m proud of our talented group of associates at the JCPenney in Hannibal who have worked tirelessly to receive this special recognition.”

The Founder’s Award is presented to General and District Managers for leading teams that excel in the areas of financial performance, customer and client service, and business expertise.