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Rising Stars of New Braunfels is a program of the New Braunfels Jaycees, the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, and the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung to recognize the contributions of our community’s young leaders. Annually this program will recognize 20 distinguished individuals under the age of 40 who are making a significant impact in their professional and/or civic endeavors. These Rising Stars are on a trajectory towards being New Braunfels’ next generation of outstanding leaders.

Criteria for Nomination

  • Business, Non-profit, Government, Professional or Service Oriented professionals who are above the age of 18 and under the age of 40 on December 31, 2022.
  • Must live and/or work in New Braunfels.
  • Self-nominations will not be accepted. Must be nominated by a separate individual. 
  • Previous recipients are not eligible for recognition.
  • Those selected must agree to provide a biography, a professional photograph and should be in attendance at the Gala on January 13, 2023.

Nominations are now open through September 30. Know someone deserving of this award? Nominate them today!


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