Community Achievement Awards
Submitted by Tod Jonson
 
awardAs in previous years, residents of our Lakeside community will have an opportunity to submit their choices in the following categories:
1.  WOMAN OF THE YEAR:  Outstanding achievement of the year.
2.  MAN OF THE YEAR:  Outstanding achievement of the year.
3.  PROJECT OF THE YEAR:  Outstanding completed community project.
4.  COUPLE OF THE YEAR:  Two people who worked together.
5.  PIONEER OF THE YEAR:  A past or present person. It can be anyone who has pioneered an idea into a reality that truly benefits our community. 
6.  HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR:  Greatest act of charity:  person, not shelters.
7.  ATHLETE OF THE YEAR:  Best of the year:   Sports always stands out. 
Boy/Girl/or Both
8. STUDENT OF THE YEAR:  Highest scholastic achievement.  Honor Roll.
Boy/Girl:
9. TEACHER OF THE YEAR:   recognized for advancements in education.
10. ARTIST OF THE YEAR:  Biggest contribution to the arts. Artist--Visual arts or another art form, such as writing or performing? This is a new category, and will only apply if we have five nominations.  It can be any artist (that could be writer, painter, muralist, architect, performer, etc.)
11. PRESERVATION AWARD:  Person or organization
12. MAYOR’S AWARD:  someone the Mayor feels helped.
13. STATE OF JALISCO AWARD:  Governor’s Award
14. INTERNATIONAL AWARD:  Cultural import for our community’s enjoyment.
Those offering suggestions should include a short bio of their choices. Deadline for nominations is April 9. Selections by the Awards Committee shall be made by mid-April and the awards ceremony will be held on May 3, at 7:30 pm at the Ajijic Auditorium. The public is cordially invited to attend what is always a gala event! 
(Send all nominations to Tod Jonson: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. —or drop off the nominations with short bio in a sealed envelope at the LCS for Tod in his box.)
 

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