How To Nominate

Follow the simple step-by-step instructions to submit an individual, organization or group for consideration in the Lt. Governor’s Challenge.

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.

Step
One

What Is Your Nominee’s Area of Focus?

Honorees can be recognized for advancing the goals of a healthier Delaware in one of four areas of focus:

  • Emotional Well-Being
    Emotional Well-Being

    Initiatives promote and support emotional health through stress reduction, fostering of positive behaviors, emotional support groups, or similar opportunities.

  • Healthy Living
    Healthy Living

    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
    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
    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.

Step
Two

Who Can You Nominate?

Workplace
Workplace

Office, factory, hospital, etc.

School
School

Includes early-childcare environments through elementary, high school, college, and other higher education

Community with a Shared Interest
Community with a Shared Interest

Examples include faith communities, athletic/sporting groups, recreational centers, senior groups, book clubs, support groups and other groups with a shared mission.

Town, City or Neighborhood
Town, City or Neighborhood

Group is defined by shared geography

Individual
Individual

One person setting a singular example in his or her everyday living

Step
Three

Complete and Submit Your Nomination

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.

 

Submit a Nomination Now

   

Check out our list of challenge honors for examples of winning initiatives.

Check out our answers to your most frequently asked questions.

 

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.