Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award

Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award


The award’s emphasis is on recognizing “unsung heroines” in state service, thus providing encouragement and recognition to all women in state government. The award seeks to recognize women who share the following qualities: esteem from peers; acceptance of responsibility beyond the limits of the nominee’s job description; sustained, extraordinary achievement of assigned tasks; performance recognition from clients; community service; self-improvement; and overcoming handicaps to performance.

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2019 marks the 36th Annual presentation of the Virginia Hart Award.  The award will be presented at the State Capitol on October 24, 2019 along with the winners of the 2019 Diversity Awards.