Do you know an outstanding young leader who is going above and beyond in their career and volunteer activities? The New Braunfels Jaycees, the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, and the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung are accepting nominations for Rising Stars of New Braunfels. This program will recognize our community’s young leaders who are making a positive impact in their professional and/or civic endeavors. The awardees will be honored at a Gala on Friday, January 15, 2021.

Nominate your Rising Star at Qualified applicants need to live or work in New Braunfels and be under the age of 40 on December 31, 2020. 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 Gala will celebrate the contributions of these young leaders and give the business community an opportunity to meet them. During the Gala, one special awardee will be announced and recognized as the 2020 Distinguished Young Leader. Along with this exciting announcement, the evening will include a social hour, served dinner, brief remarks, and the presentation of a plaque commemorating this honor to each awardee.

The deadline to submit nominations is September 28, and the deadline to submit applications is October 2. The Rising Stars will be announced on November 15 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.