Bright Futures USA Community Champion Awards

Nominations are now being
accepted for 2017-2018!

At the core of Bright Futures USA is the belief that every child needs a champion. However, every community needs a champion as well to effectively carry out the mission of Bright Futures. This award serves to recognize a community member who has demonstrated strong, consistent, and effective leadership to bring the community together around the Bright Futures Framework to support the education and development of our youth.

Award Criterion

The following criterion will be used to select the Community Champion Award...

  • Dedicates a noteworthy amount of time and effort to the development and growth of Bright Futures in the community.
  • Demonstrates the ability to establish and grow community partnerships to enhance the mission of Bright Futures in the community.
  • Consistently champions the work of Bright Futures to civic groups and other leaders in the community.
  • Serves as a positive role model to other members of the community and inspires others to take action.
The nomination deadline for the 2017-2018 year was October 30, 2017. We look forward to seeing you at the 3rd Annual Evening of Champions on March 1, 2018, in Siloam Springs, AR to see who wins this year's awards.

2017 Community Champion Award Winners

Courtney Cox Lincoln, Arkansas


Eva Moore
Pleasant Hill, Missouri


2017 Community Champion Award Finalists

Amanda Fosdick Carthage, Missouri


Jennafer Johnson Carl Junction, Missouri


2016 Community Champion Award Winners

Peggy Fuller Joplin, Missouri


Dr. David Sovine Frederick County, Virginia