Leadership Lackawanna presents three awards annually: Alumni Leader of the Year, Class Leader of the Year and Shining Star. Additionally, Volunteer of the Year, Advisor of the Year and the Chairman's Award have been presented.
Alumni Leader of the Year is presented to a graduate of the program who best embodies the philosophy of Leadership Lackawanna. The award recognizes graduates who have used the Leadership Lackawanna experience for the betterment of the community. Truly this award exemplifies the lasting impact of the Leadership Lackawanna program.
Recipient of the Class Leader of the Year award exemplifies the desired outcomes of the Leadership Lackawanna program through his or her actions during the class year. This person serves as an inspiration and role model for the other members within the class.
The Shining Star award is presented to a member of the current class who is positive, enthuastic, encouraging and engaging. Overall, their above-average dedication to the program—consisting of improving it, expanding it and spreading its message to others—makes them worthy of this award.
The Volunteer of the Year award honors a deserving volunteer who has gone above and beyond. Leadership lackawanna wouldn’t be as successful as it is without the support of volunteers, including our board members, committee members and community partners. This award recognizes a person’s dedicated and distinctive level of support, time, hard work, commitment and service to our organization.
The Chairman’s award recognizes an individual for outstanding service to the entire Leadership Lackawanna organization.
The Advisor of the Year award ecognizes exceptional guidance, mentoring and encouragement of the leadership project(s).