Nominations sought for annual Outstanding Black Male Leaders of Tomorrow

Friday, January 3, 2014

The Outstanding Black Male Leaders of Tomorrow award was established to recognize and affirm the outstanding contributions made to our community by African American youth/young men and to encourage the development of future leaders.

Criteria:

  1. Nominee must have been a Monroe County resident for at least one year.
  2. Nominee must be either:
    1. a high-school-aged African American male who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and/or has been personally involved in making tangible, visible, and meaningful contributions to the Bloomington community OR
    2. an adult African American male no older than 30 years of age who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship, and/or has been personally or professionally involved in making tangible, visible, and meaningful contributions to the Bloomington community.

The deadline for submitting nominations is February 11, 2014. Submit a nomination here!

The award will be announced and presented at the 2014 City of Bloomington Black History Month Gala (date, time, and location to be announced).

Past award recipients include Matt Herndon, Cordero L. Rhyne, Alvin Henry, Gerald L. Mitchell, Eddie R. Cole, Jr., Rashawn Ray, Adrian Land, Aaron Barnes, Myles Adams, and Burnell Grimes.