The Village of Rochester and the Rochester Lions Club are again sponsoring the “Citizen of the Year” Contest to recognize a person making an outstanding contribution to improving the quality of life in Rochester.
Eligibility requirements are:
- Rochester resident over 5 years
- Lives within the Rochester School District (excluding the City of Springfield residents)
- An outstanding contribution of service to the community with clear beneficial results
Previous winners of “Citizen of the Year” include:
W. W. Dugger Walt Ebel Delbert Taft Fay Beck
Wilson Park Robert Ritterbusch Hank Bregenhorn Vickie Lattimer
Esther Taft Robert Church Roy Upham George Schmink
Terri Neff Elizabeth Fairchild Wayne Beck Gary McBride
Robert Foulk Marilee Walters Hugo Zahn Toby McDaniels
Ted McCoy Andy Lunt Pamela J Bruzan John Shoudel
Randy Hawkins Mike Greer Lisa Sandidge David Grubb
Nancy Kruse RL & Carolyn Moore Greg Park David C Hicks
Steven W Leach Jerry Robertson Harry Hendrickson Larry Shoudel
Dale Laningham Maribeth Eandi Gael Kent Jeff Ramsey
Ruth Ann Theis
The Award will be presented at the Regular Board Meeting on November 9, 2020. Nominations are particularly welcome from Rochester organizations but can also be submitted by individuals. The nomination form is available at the Village Hall/ Library Complex or at rochesteril.org. Nominations must be received by November 3, 2020 to be considered by the selection committee.
Click here to access the form to print and drop off for submission!