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 - 11
- 12 - 14
- 15 - 17
- 18 - 21

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 USB drive loaded with leadership resources,
- A Leaders of Tomorrow Awards T-shirt, and
- A free one day leadership opportunity, which will be held in May 2019.

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.

Nomination Forms (PDF) are now available and are due by 4:30 p.m. on February 21, 2019. 

To learn more about the Information Document