Local Awards Programs

In 2015 the Broward County Chapter established three local awards. The Jane Wikberg Outstanding Volunteer Service Award, the Jack and Harriet Kaye Life Time Achievement Award, and the George Washington Honor Award.

Jane Wikberg Outstanding Volunteer Service Award

The Jane Wikberg Outstanding Volunteer Service Award is dedicated to our past president, Jane Wikberg , who was our President from 2003-2006 and continued to volunteer her time years after her Presidency. This award is for board members who have given a tremendous amount of effective volunteer time on events/community service activity and displayed significant leadership abilities that promoted the Chapter.

Jack & Harriet Kaye Lifetime Achievement Award

The Jack and Harriet Kaye LifeTime Achievement Award is dedicated to founding members Harriet (who served twelve terms as president) and Jack Kaye who were passionate about their country and their community.  This award is for former board members who served and gave a tremendous amount of effective volunteer time on events/community service activity and displayed significant leadership abilities that promoted the Chapter.

George Washington Award

The George Washington Honor Award is the local Broward County Chapter award prior to being nominated for the George Washington Honor National Award.  This award is for people or organizations bringing about the best in the spirit of America.

George Washington Award Criteria

Community – Adult and Youth

For programs by groups or individual who “go above and beyond the call of duty” on a local, regional or national level which promote good works and serve their communities on an ongoing, day-to-day basis. These programs or projects should have been conducted for at least one year or longer, and be a series of works.

Public Communications

For the most significant dynamic addresses, sermons, editorials, letters to editor, books, articles, television and radio programs which increase the understanding of our American Way of Life. These communications may be on a one-time work or a series of works.

Special Events

Award given for the most significant events which take place on a day or several days which impact the community, state and/or nation while increasing an understanding of our American Way of Life.

School – Elementary thru College/University

This award recognizes activities by a school or classroom. Focus should be placed on students’ community involvement in action, with emphasis on patriotism and responsible citizenship as based on one of the basic American freedoms set forth in The Bill of Responsibilities. Evidence of student involvement and a complete one-page summary listing project goals and objectives must be attached at front of entry nomination. Please list school level on entry form.

Educator – Elementary thru College/University

This award honors teachers and administrators who go above and beyond the call of duty for their students and America’s youth. These educators also instill in their students a sense of the importance of community involvement, responsible citizenship and patriotism. Entries should include a one-page summary on the teacher/administrator’s accomplishments and qualifications.

Boyce Ann Bryant Change = Change Scholarship

In 2009 Boyce Ann Bryant one of our board members started Change = Change. It was established to help raise money for students who attended the Freedoms Foundation Spirit of America Youth Leadership Conference. Every year the scholarships will be presented to the students at the George Washington Gala in February. There will be two students selected, one male and one female. Each will receive a one-time $1,000.00 Scholarship to be used for their respective college education. Students are required to write a 500-word essay in order to participate.
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