February 21, 2022



Citizen of the Year Nominations

You and your organization are cordially invited to act as a “nominator” of a candidate to be considered for the Forty-first Annual Citizen of the Year Award for 2021.  You are invited to submit your choice of a candidate no later than March 7, 2022.   Attached are the entry forms and supporting evidence sheets, which should be used to submit the name of your candidate.  News clippings, photos, and other supporting documents may be added to the forms.

The nominating procedure is as follows:

  1. All nominations are to be submitted on the “official entry form”. The forms may be augmented with clippings or other evidentiary materials.
  1. Nominations must be received no later than March 7, 2022.
  1. A review board made up of seven community leaders will judge entries.  Their names will not be made public.
  2. The review board will meet on March 15, 2022, to make their decision and announce the winner. The award itself will be presented at the Annual Banquet, currently scheduled to be held Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at the Carthage Elks Lodge.

Thank you for participating and acting as a nominator in the fortieth Annual Citizen of the Year Award.

You can complete the nomination online HERE, or download a PDF HERE.

All nominations are due by 3 pm on March 7, 2022.