The New Braunfels Jaycees, the New Braunfels Chamber, and the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung are accepting nominations for the 2023 Rising Stars of New Braunfels. This program will recognize the community’s young leaders who are making a positive impact in their professional and/or civic endeavors. The awardees will be honored at a soiree on Friday, January 12, 2024.

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Nomination forms and program information are available at Qualified applicants need to live or work in New Braunfels and be under the age of 40 on December 31, 2023. Those selected to be recognized will demonstrate strong leadership skills and have made significant contributions to the community through continued success in their professional or community service activities. These Rising Stars are on a trajectory towards being New Braunfels’ next generation of outstanding leaders.

The Rising Stars Soiree will celebrate the contributions of these young leaders and give the business community an opportunity to meet them. During the event, one special awardee will be announced and recognized as the 2023 Distinguished Young Leader. Along with this exciting announcement, the evening will include heavy hors d'oeuvres and drinks, brief remarks, and the presentation of a plaque commemorating this honor to each awardee.

The deadline to submit nominations is October 13, and the deadline for nominees to submit applications is October 15. The Rising Stars will be announced on November 24 in the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung. The Selection Committee is made up of Jaycees Alumni and representatives from the New Braunfels Chamber and the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung.