The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for their annual Student Citizen of the Year award and Outstanding Citizen(s) of the Year award. Nominations must be received by Friday, March 6. The Annual Awards Dinner will be held April 17.

Student Citizen of the Year criteria:

Is there a high school student who exemplifies a positive role model for our community? Perhaps they volunteer for local charitable organizations and activities or are involved in student activities that are character building and help to demonstrate good citizenship. An individual or group may make nominations. Self-nominations are acceptable.

Outstanding Citizen(s) of the Year criteria:

Who are the people we see time and time again working for our community? Nominations can include individuals or groups working for the community in a volunteer capacity or through paid employment.

To receive a nomination form, visit the Chamber’s website at and click on the “Annual Dinner” tab at the top of the page. Call the Chamber office at 293-5562 for more information.