Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award

Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award​​

​​​The nomination period for the 38th Annual Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award is now open. Nominations are due by September 3rd, 2021. Please follow this link​ for more information on how to nominate a woman in state service.

The Virginia Hart 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 hardships ​to performance.​


Last year's winners: ​2020 Virginia Hart Winner, Honorable Mentions, and Nominees

The Virginia Hart Special Recognition Award will be conferred in an awards ceremony at the Wisconsin State Capitol on October 29, 2021.