Joanie Bartels ' 71
An award winning children's entertainer, Joanie writes and records music for children. She is the best-selling female children's artist in the entertainment industry, having sold nearly three million units to date. She has received numerous prestigious awards, including ACE Children's Entertainment Award for Best Female Artist, 3 Parents' Choice Awards,
4 Film Advisory Board's Awards of Excellence, Early Childhood News Directors' Choice Award, and National Parenting Center Seal of Approval.
According to Parenting magazine, "Bartels' songs have planted her at the pinnacle of the children's music charts". She was named favorite female vocalist in a survey of new parents by the magazine.
Advice to Students:
"Follow your dreams, be true to yourself and practice gratitude."
Inducted November 20, 2007