Young Person of the Year Award

We are looking for an outstanding young person working and living in New Hampshire, 40 years of age or younger, who is a rising star in their industry and giving back to their community.

A panel of judges comprised of business and community leaders from across the state will select the award recipient.

Self-nominations are discouraged. Past winners of this award are not eligible to win this award again.

2021 Nominations are open through Friday, July 16, 2021!

Please note: There is not an option to save the nomination form. If you’d prefer to print out a copy of the nomination form to prepare your answers prior to submitting, please find a copy of the questions here.

Young Person of the Year Award

  • Please note: To be eligible, nominees must be 40 years of age or younger at the time of nomination.
  • Please enter a number greater than or equal to 0.
  • Tell us what distinguishes your nominee from his/her business or community peers. What is the sum of their accomplishments or leadership in NH?
  • Provide a summary of your nominee's contributions in and through their workplace and/or industry. Include a list of honors, awards, certifications, and involvement in professional organizations and impact made via their professional work.
  • Please summarize your nominee's influence on their community and workplace through activities outside of their regular workday. This could include things such as involvement in mentor programs, civic organizations, community service groups, young professionals networks, fraternal societies, or independent volunteering. Include nonprofit or political offices held, awards of merit received, or specific volunteer projects worked on.
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  • In addition to the online nomination form, please provide at least one letter of recommendation from someone that is not the nominator or a family member.
  • Though this is not required, the panel of judges may use this to make their final determinations.
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