Outstanding Citizen Award

The Outstanding Citizen Award recognizes and honors individuals who strive toward the highest level of professional accomplishments. Anyone who excels in their chosen profession, has devoted significant time and energy to improve the community’s quality of life and has provided leadership to assist others in becoming involved in the community.

The Criteria

Outstanding Citizen nominees must meet the following criteria:
  • Any youth or adult
  • Demonstrates excellence, creativity and initiative in the community to improve the quality of life for our residents
  • Devotes a significant amount of time and energy to improve the climate and the quality of life for others in the community
  • Inspires others to get involved in our community’s vision
  • Demonstrates loyalty, dedication, attitude, integrity, as well as service to the community above and beyond.

Nomination Deadline

  • 3rd Quarter: August 31, 2016
  • 4th Quarter: November 30, 2016
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Completing the Form

Nominations for the Outstanding Citizen Award must be submitted on the nomination form. If you would like to request a hard copy of the form please contact (575) 637-6203.

Please review the nomination form carefully to ensure that comprehensive, quantitative information is provided which demonstrates the involvement, achievement and leadership of your nominee. The more complete the information provided, the more useful this form will be for those who make the selection of the individual to receive this prestigious award.

The Process

A selection committee composed of some city councilors and city staff reviews all nominations and selects the Outstanding Citizen Award recipient.

One award will be given each quarter
During: Roswell Regular City Council Meeting 
Location: Roswell Museum and Art Center

Award Recipients

  • 1st Quarter 2016 - David Bugarin
  • 2nd Quarter 2016 - Steve Wolfe