Spotlight Award Nominations
The Adair county SB40 Developmental Disability is now seeking nominations for the 2023 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/employee with a successful business that has been operating for at least one year. The nominated person must live or work 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 February 1, 2023.
Kids Inclusion Spotlight Award
A child (grades K-8; 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; 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 (any age; has a developmental disability) who has made an extraordinary difference in their community through community volunteerism.
Entrepreneur of the Year Spotlight Award
An individual (any age; has a developmental disability) who has demonstrated that they are an innovative, successful entrepreneur or an exemplary employee for their employer.