The Jacksonville Jaycees Present

Jacksonville Outstanding Young Professional Awards

January 18, 2018 | Salem Centre | 7:00pm


2017 Keynote Speaker

SSG Earl Granville

2017 Top Outstanding Young American Award Recipient

Jacksonville Jaycees


Annually, the Jacksonville Junior Chamber selects and recognizes Jacksonville’s Outstanding Young Professionals based upon several levels of criteria. Each honoree shall be awarded a distinguished trophy, a certificate of achievement, and a full press package. The package includes a bus bench located within the city of Jacksonville dedicated to either the honoree, their cause, or organization. This awards ceremony dramatizes each winner’s career in narrative form and provides a stage for the honorees to challenge and inspire the Jacksonville community. Young men and women of all fields and endeavors may be nominated as an Outstanding Young Professional of Jacksonville. One or more nominations may be submitted by an individual, organization, association, or institution. Winners will be notified prior to the ceremony which will be held on January 18, 2018, 7pm, at The Salem Centre on Bonneval Road. Nominations close on December 30, 2017.

2017 Award Categories

• Academic: Contribution to Children, World Peace and/or Human Rights
• Academic: Educator Achievement
• Business: Economic Achievement
• Business: Entrepreneurial Achievement
• Government Affairs: Political, Legal and/or Government Affairs Leadership
• Government: First Responder Leadership
• Government: Outstanding Military Leadership/Service

• Community: Cultural Achievement
• Community: Environmental Achievement
• Community: Moral or Humanitarian Achievement
• Community: Voluntary Leadership
• Science/Technology: Development Achievement
• Jacksonville Influencer

  • Exclusivity
  • Includes Awards Ticket
  • Prominent Display of Name
  • Private Reception
  • Beer & Wine
  • Individual Ticket
  • Dinner
  • Beer & Wine
  • Awards Ceremony

2017 Awards Ceremony Dinner

Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

Salem Centre

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Mr. & Mrs. Jens

Mr. Eric Smith Attorney at Law

Ruby Sponsors


Congratulations to Christopher Ulmer

2017 Top Outstanding Young Americans Recipient

2016 Jacksonville Outstanding Young Professionals Award Recipient

2016 Award Recipients

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