Jaycees are accepting nominations for awards
By From staff reports
Published in News on April 10, 2011 1:50 AM
The Goldsboro Jaycees are currently accepting nominations for outstanding citizens in several categories. The nominees selected will be recognized locally at the Jaycees Annual Distinguished Service Awards Banquet on May 23.
The nominees for Outstanding North Carolinian should demonstrate exemplary qualities of leadership during their lifetime and be between the ages of 21 and 40 as of Jan. 1.
The nominees for Outstanding Teenager must currently be a senior in high school, have a grade-point average of 3.0 or greater, and exemplify a well-rounded youth in scholarship, leadership, and community service.
The outstanding educator must be a professional educator employed in grades kindergarten through 12th grade and be between the ages of 21 and 40 as of Jan. 1.
The Outstanding Farmer must be an actual farm operator deriving 2/3 of his or her income through farming and be between the ages of 21 and 40 as of Jan. 1, 2011.
The nominees for Outstanding Public Servant must serve as correctional officers, firefighters, law enforcement officers or rescuers who have achieved success and leadership in their professions and are currently active in the community through civic work and be between the ages of 21 and 40 as of January 1, 2011.
The Outstanding Boss of the Year is presented to a Jaycee employer who has given meritorious service to his/her family, church, community, nation and the Jaycee organization.
The Outstanding Senior Citizen award is to recognize senior citizens who are over the age of 60 and have shown exemplary qualities of leadership during their lifetime.
Applications may be picked up at the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce at 308 North William Street.
The deadline for applications to be submitted is May 19.
Applications should be mailed to the Goldsboro Jaycees, P.O. Box 463, Goldsboro NC 27533.
For more information, contact Brantley Gurley at Goldsboro.firstname.lastname@example.org or at (919) 921-0083.