Nominations Open for Beacons of Light Awards | ECTC

Nominations Open for Beacons of Light Awards

In February 2020, Black History Month,  ECTC will celebrate the “Beacons of Light Awards” by honoring local heroes who have shaped our communities with leadership and compassion, those individuals who serve the local communities with undying passion, and the leaders who have fought through adversity to change their local communities. They pave the path for the young population and set the tone for rich local tradition. Their work deserves praise.

Beacons of Light Award Criteria

 Beacons of Light Award is an award that exemplifies local African Americans who have truly made a difference in our service area (Hardin, Breckinridge, Meade, Grayson, Nelson, Washington, Marion, Green, and LaRue) through their significant contributions to their community, through their time, actions, talents, and dedication outside their jobs, and through volunteer work. In order to submit your local candidate please provide the committee with a summary of your nominees’ work/achievements to include the criteria found below. Nominees will be contacted if accepted and invited to attend a ceremony in their honor on 2/27/2020. Please submit your nominee before 1/15/2020 MIDNIGHT

 All submissions must be limited to 300 words or less that demonstrate the selection criteria found below:

·            Significant contribution to their local community, Kentucky or Nationally

·            An inspirational role model for the service area and/or beyond

·            Demonstrated excellence in their field of expertise

·            Voluntary work

·            Previous awards and recognition

·            Commitment to promote National pride and active citizenship

·            Achievements as an individual or as part of a group or organization

Additional Criteria Information 

·            Self-nominations will not be accepted

·            Past recipients will not be accepted

·            Please include updated and accurate contact information

·            Unsuccessful nominees may be re-nominated in subsequent years

·            All nominees will be considered for the Award

 Jerisia Lamons, Director of Cultural Diversity

600 College Street Road

Elizabethtown, KY 42701

 Please submit nominations by 1/15/2020

 Your local Beacon of Light will be honored on February 27, 2020 on ECTC’s beautiful campus, Regional Post-Secondary, Elizabethtown, KY 42701, Room 212. A meal catered by ECTC’s Culinary Department will be served. Please join us along with your Beacon and any additional guests. Meal RSVP by 2/20/2020.