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Nominate A Community Servant

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their service to the community? Nominate them for the D. Ray Wilson Community Service Award.

Previous Community Service Award Winners

  • •   Mary Rees Freeman, '13
  • •   Edward Hunter, '12
  • •   Donna Anderson, '11
  • •   Nancy Schueneman, '10
  • •   Jack & Marlene Shales, '09
  • •   Trinka Waters, '08
  • •   Floyd Brown, '07
  • •   Murna Hansemann, '06
  • •   Dr. Clare Ollayos, '05
  • •   Carl Flaks, '04

D. Ray Wilson Volunteer Service Award
Nomination Form

Ray WilsonJudson University is seeking nominations for the D. Ray Wilson Volunteer Service Award, which is presented annually to the candidate who has contributed to the greater good within the greater Elgin community by voluntarily serving others' physical, emotional, intellectual or spiritual needs. The D. Ray Wilson Volunteer Service Award will be given during Judson University's Community Prayer Breakfast to be held Wednesday, May 7, 2014, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. in the Lindner Fitness Center in Elgin. All nominators and nominees are invited to attend the breakfast. Tickets for the event will be $18. Online registration for tickets and table sponsorships is now open!


About the Prayer Breakfast

Registration for the Prayer Breakfast is now open for individuals and table sponsors. Please save the date of the event, May 7, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., and to be sure to purchase your ticket now to reserve your spot.

Submission Guidelines for Nominations:

The candidate must: (1) be an individual, not an organization; (2) live and volunteer within the greater Elgin community (Elgin, East Dundee, Carpentersville, Sleepy Hollow, South Elgin, Schaumburg, St. Charles, Bartlett, Hoffman Estates, Barrington, Wayne, Streamwood, Hanover Park, Plato Center, Gilberts); (3) be nominated by a co-worker, relative or friend through the nomination form; (4) be able to attend the May 7, 2014 Judson University Community Prayer Breakfast. Nominees will receive a complimentary ticket for the event, but registration is required.


Deadline: Nominations must be received by April 9, 2014.

(1) Please submit your nomination online (preferred) or download the print form.
(2) Past award recipients are not eligible to receive the award. Previous nominees may be re-nominated, however, a current 2014 nomination must be submitted for consideration (see past recipients in the left column).
(3) Electronic submission of the nomination is highly encouraged.
(4) To submit your nomination via mail, mail to:
Judson University, ATTN: Kathy D'Alexander, 1151 N. State St., Elgin, IL 60123

Please complete the following information:

Nominee  Information:

Full Name:




Nominator Information:

Full Name:

Please submit the nomination by including the following information:

1. How long have you known the nominee? 


2. Where has the nominee volunteered? a. How long have they volunteered? b. What is the scope of their service to the greater Elgin community? c. Who has benefited from their service? d. How has their service contributed to the greater good of the community?


3. List significant achievements of the individual:


4. List past or present positions of leadership or responsibility


5. Additional comments and background material is welcomed


6. Other recommendations can be included (limit 3), but do not increase the chances of being awarded.


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