The Chamber is seeking nominations for Educator of the Year. Educator of the year awards are given to a professional, para-professional, and auxiliary worker in Hopkins County schools. This includes anyone who works in the school system. A large number of nominations have been made in past years. Forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce office or provide in writing the school, grade they work with, and the contact information of the one making the nomination so that the award winner will be present for the banquet.
Large and Small Business of the Year is also an award given by the Chamber. The Chamber office will provide a form for nominating a business.
Many other awards are presented at the Chamber of Commerce membership banquet (February 18, 2016). Aside from the awards mentioned above, nominations are also being accepted for:
Citizen of the Year—Echo Publishing Company—P.O. Box 598, SS, TX 75483
Woman of the Year—Beta Sigma Phi Organization—P.O. Box 72, SS, TX 75483
Caregiver of the Year—The Pilot Club—P.O. Box 145 Brashear, TX 75420
Community Pride Award—Adult Leadership Class—P.O. Box 347, SS, TX 75483
Agriculturist of the Year—Professional Ag Workers—c/o AgriLife Extenson, P.O. Box 518, SS TX 75483
Each of these nominations should be submitted in writing and mailed to the above mentioned address.