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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 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.

2020 Program Timeline

  • August 3 - Nominations Open
  • September 28 - Nomination Deadline
  • October 2 - Application Deadline
  • November 15 - Rising Stars Announced 
  • January 15, 2021 - Gala 

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, 2020.
  • 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 within three years of previous recognition.
  • Those selected must agree to provide a biography, a professional photograph and should be in attendance at the Gala in January, 2021.

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