How To Nominate
You may nominate yourself, another individual, a group you are a part of or a group you are not involved with but feel exemplifies the promotion and practice of healthier living. Nominations must be submitted online via this website; no mail-in nominations will be accepted.
Initiatives promote and support emotional health through stress reduction, fostering of positive behaviors, emotional support groups, or similar opportunities.
Initiatives foster environments for learning and lifestyle behavior changes related to healthier eating and drinking, exercise, weight control/obesity prevention, and avoidance or reduction of unhealthy habits such as tobacco use or excessive use of alcohol.
Chronic Disease Management and Prevention
Initiatives promote and offer access to health screenings, foster understanding of chronic diseases and how to live with them, and create an environment to support a higher quality of life for individuals living with a chronic disease.
Mother and Child Health
Initiatives offer such opportunities as a breastfeeding policy, an environment supportive of breastfeeding mothers and access to early childcare, which support the formation of a physically and emotionally healthy relationship between a mother and child in the early years of development.
Office, factory, hospital, etc.
Includes early-childcare environments through elementary, high school, college, and other higher education
Examples include faith communities, athletic/sporting groups, recreational centers, senior groups, book clubs, support groups and other groups with a shared mission.
Group is defined by shared geography
One person setting a singular example in his or her everyday living
Your nomination must include the following:
- Who or what team or organization is responsible for the achievement?
- What PSE changes did they make and what did these changes accomplish?
Incomplete nomination forms will not be considered. No exceptions will be made for this requirement. Please be sure to fill out all sections of the nomination form fully and include as much detail as you can. Your nomination will consist of several short-form narratives (no more than 1800-3000 characters or 250-500 words each) that explain why your nominee exemplifies the mission of the Lt. Governor’s Challenge.
Note: Based on the quantity and quality of nominations, the Lt. Governor and the Lt. Governor’s Challenge review committee may or may not select awards for every area of focus and every community category within those areas. Similarly, we reserve the right to present more than one award per area and category.