Wetaskiwin and Area Leaders of Tomorrow Awards

Wetaskiwin and Area Leaders of Tomorrow Awards

The Leaders of Tomorrow Award is a volunteer recognition program which enables community organizations and individuals to publicly recognize the contributions of children and youth. The purpose of the Leaders of Tomorrow Award Program is to encourage the nominees to continue their involvement in volunteerism and leadership activities, as well as acknowledge that all voluntary contributions are valuable to the community.

The City of Wetaskiwin, through Family and Community Support Services (FCSS), is proud to be a supporter and sponsor of the Wetaskiwin and Area Leaders of Tomorrow Awards since the commencement of the program in 1995. FCSS believes that volunteerism is the heart of our community and wholeheartedly supports the recognition of our young volunteers.

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Nominate a deserving volunteer

Individuals, community groups, educational institutions, and individuals are all invited to nominate a young individual who deserves recognition for their commitment and leadership in assisting others. As a nominator, you must be a resident of the City of Wetaskiwin, County of Wetaskiwin, Town of Millet, or Maskwacis. 

FCSS encourages you to nominate the children and youth in your community for the Leaders of Tomorrow Award. This is an opportunity to nominate a volunteer between the ages of 8 – 21 in recognition of their service in our communities. These young volunteers are the ones are always there to help out, are the first to show up,  are an example to their peers, and help others around them shine! Nominees are recognized in four age categories:

  • 8 to 11 years of age
  • 12 to 14 years of age
  • 15 to 17 years of age
  • 18-21 years of age

All Nominees will receive:
- Individual recognition at the Awards Ceremony,
- A professional group photo, which is taken at the Awards Ceremony,
- A certificate of recognition,
- A keepsake copy of their nomination biography,
- A Leaders of Tomorrow Awards T-shirt, and
- A free one day leadership opportunity, which will be held in May 2020.

An Award Representative will be selected for each age category, these individuals will also receive:
- 3 professional 5” x 7” group photographs,
- An engraved trophy,
- A certificate of award, and
- $100.00 to present to the non-profit organization of their choice.

Nominations are now open for Leaders of Tomorrow. This year we are excited to be celebrating 25 years of recognizing the amazing youth in our community. Nomination deadline is Thursday, February 20, 2020 and the Awards Event will be Monday, April 20, 2020. 

Get the Nomination Form (PDF).

Learn more HERE.