Spotlight Award Nominations
Seeking nominations for the new Spotlight Awards. These awards are for people with a developmental disability who deserve special recognition for their work to promote true inclusion and have made a positive difference for people with developmental disabilities, made an extraordinary difference in their community through volunteerism, or is an innovative entrepreneur with a successful business that has been operating for at least one year. The nominated person must live in Adair, Putnam, Schuyler, Scotland or Sullivan County, Missouri.
Do you know someone who fits this description? If so, please consider nominating them for one of the below Spotlight Awards. Nominations are due no later than Friday, February 18, 2022.
Kids Inclusion Spotlight Award
A child (grades K-8 and has a developmental disability) who went out of their way to promote true inclusion of kids with developmental disabilities in their school and/or community.
Youth Leadership Spotlight Award
An individual (grades 9-12 and has a developmental disability) who works to make a positive difference for people with disabilities; fosters a community where people with developmental disabilities feel valued, treated with respect and included.
Community Volunteer Spotlight Award
An individual (ages 18+ and has a developmental disability) who has made an extraordinary difference in their community through community volunteerism.
Entrepreneur of the Year Spotlight Award
An individual (ages 18+ and has a developmental disability) who has demonstrated that they are an innovative entrepreneur and successfully in business for at least one year or more.