We are gearing up for the 2014 Wyoming Jefferson Awards, and we invite you to submit a Nomination Essay for an individual or individuals who live in and/or volunteer in the state of Wyoming and deserve recognition for all they do.
Being nominated for the Jefferson Awards is truly an honor. We are looking for Wyoming people who make a difference . . . individuals who have made Wyoming, and the world, a better place.
It is a wonderful avenue to acknowledge the many hours of volunteerism given daily across our great state. So, who's making a difference in your community?
Help us honor the many volunteers in your area. Your nominee could be the winner of an all-expense paid trip for two to Washington, D.C. for the National Jefferson Awards Congressional Reception and black tie dinner in June of 2014.
The Nominating Essay should be 300 words or less and it should complete the following sentence: "This individual is nominated for a 2014 Jefferson Award because..."
Your essay needs to include the following information:
1. How has this nominee has impacted the community?
2. Inform your readers about the number of years this nominee has given of his or her time and resources to help the community. Please include all the years the person has helped the community even if your nomination essay focuses on a specific project.
3. What makes this individual deserving of the Jefferson Awards?
4. List names and contact numbers for references who can verify or give additional information on your nominee's activities. Nominations will be accepted through February 14th, 2014.
The 10th Annual Jefferson Awards for Public Service is sponsored by Hilltop National Bank, Serve Wyoming, Mountain View Regional Hospital and Clinic and KCWY News 13.
Not responsible for lost, late or misdirected nominations.