Leadership Blount presents an annual Community Leadership Award during a special presentation each spring. The award recognizes individuals whose actions reflect Leadership Blount's commitment to life-long service. Nomination forms should include specifics describing how the nominee has served the community. Participation in Leadership Blount is not a requirement for nomination.
The Community Leadership Award recognizes sustained leadership in a variety of community positions. Nominees of the Community Leadership Award are judged on the following criteria:
|2000 Harwell Proffitt||2011 Doug Overbey|
|2001 Tutt Bradford||2012 Virginia Hardwick|
|2002 Dean Stone||2013 Boyce Smith|
|2003 Sue Wyatt||2014 Bill Proffitt|
|2004 Geraldine Upton||2015 Carolyn Forster|
|2005 Joe Ingram||2016 Dick Ray|
|2006 Gary Hensley||2017 Randy Burleson|
|2007 Joy Bishop||2018 Bob Booker|
|2008 Fred Forster||2019 Bryan Daniels|
|2009 Joe Dawson||2021 Tom Taylor|
|2010 Rick Shepard||2022 Sharon Hannum|
Established in 2012, the Youth Leadership Award is given during the Community Leadership Award breakfast in the spring. The Youth Leadership Award recognizes a Blount County student (8th - 12th grade) whose actions reflect Leadership Blount's commitment to service. Nomination forms should include specific information describing how the nominee is serving their community. Participation in Youth Leadership Blount is not a requirement for nomination. Nominations from family members will not be accepted.
The Youth Leadership Award recognizes volunteerism in a variety of community organizations. Nominees for the Youth Leadership Award are judged on the following criteria: