Clayton Frost Memorial Award

Originally, the Clayton Frost Memorial Award is presented annually to up to five (5) outstanding State Presidents. Now it is presented to the single outstanding state president

The award is named in honor of Clayton Frost, former North Carolina State President, who died in April 1946 in an automobile accident while returning from the installation of a new chapter.

The award is named in honor of Clayton Frost, former North Carolina State President, who died in April 1946 in an automobile accident while returning from the installation of a new chapter.

This award is based on the following criteria: Administration; leadership, motivation and inspiration of Members; activities: impact of projects; attendance at USJC and JCI events; and participation in USJC and JCI.

The National President, after conferring with the National Vice Presidents, shall select the recipient of the Clayton Frost Memorial Award. To be eligible for the award, the President’s state must be at YTD growth for the award year. Only one entry is allowed per state.

To see the names of those who have been honored with the Clayton Frost Memorial Award visit the award winner search and enter the category code CF.

Allen Whitfield Memorial Award

The Allen Whitfield Memorial Award shall be presented annually to up to four (4) outstanding State Presidents who have shown exemplary dedication and commitment to the Junior Chamber movement.

The award is named in honor of Allen Whitfield from Iowa. He served as National President in 1936-37 and passed away in 1984.

This award is based on the following criteria: Administration; leadership, motivation and inspiration of Members; activities: impact of projects; attendance at USJC and JCI events; and participation in USJC and JCI.

The National President, after conferring with the National Vice Presidents, shall select the recipients of the Allen Whitfield Memorial Award. To be eligible for the award, the President’s state must be at YTD growth for the award year. Only one entry is allowed per state.

To see the names of those who have been honored with the Allen Whitfield Memorial Award visit the award winner search and enter the category code AW.

R. Bradley Trafton Award

This award is presented annually to up to ten (10) outstanding State Officers in the nation. Officers eligible for consideration are Vice President, Program manager, Region Director and District Director.

This award is named in honor of R. Bradley Trafton, a past U.S. Junior Chamber staff officer from New Hampshire. He also served as State President, Internal Vice President, and Chaplain (twice) for the New Hampshire Junior Chamber.

Each state organization may nominate up to six (6) individuals for this award.

To see the names of those who have been honored with the R. Bradley Trafton Award visit the award winner search and enter the category code BT.

Dennis Hamilton Memorial Award

Originally, the Dennis Hamilton Memorial Award is presented annually to up to ten (10) outstanding State Vice Presidents who, regardless of the name of their offices, are responsible for statewide programming.

The award is named in honor of Dennis Hamilton, who, while serving as an Administrative Vice President of the Oklahoma Junior Chamber, died in an airplane crash on April 7, 1973, at the age of 30.

The National Executive Committee selects the top 20 State Vice President nominees. A committee appointed by the National President selects the award recipients.

This award has since been changed.

To see the names of those who have been honored with the Dennis Hamilton Memorial Award visit the award winner search and enter the category code DH.

Steve Little Memorial Award

Originally, the Steve Little Memorial award shall be presented annually to up to ten (10) outstanding State Vice Presidents who, regardless of the name of their office, are in charge of statewide or area-wide membership activities.

The award is named in honor of Steve Little who, while serving as President of the Wisconsin Junior Chamber, died in a car accident in January 1982 while driving to a Junior Chamber meeting.

The National Executive Committee selects the top 20 State Vice President nominees. A committee appointed by the National President selects the award recipients.

This award has since been changed.

To see the names of those who have been honored with the Steve Little Memorial Award visit the award winner search and enter the category code SL.

Clint Dunagan Memorial Award

The Clint Dunagan Memorial Award is presented annually to up to 15 outstanding Regional Directors in the nation.

The award is named in honor of Clint Dunagan from Midland, Texas. He served as President of the Texas Junior Chamber in 1944. He died on November 5, 1956, at the age of 37 in an airplane crash near Lampasas, Texas.

The National Executive Committee selects the top 40 Regional Director nominees. A committee appointed by the National President selects the award recipients.

To see the names of those who have been honored with the Clint Dunagan Memorial Award visit the award winner search and enter the category code CD.

M. Keith Upson Memorial Award

The M. Keith Upson Memorial Award is presented annually to up to 25 outstanding District Directors in the nation.

The award is named in honor of M. Keith Upson from Caney, Kansas, who served as U.S. Junior Chamber Vice President in 1958-59. He died October 29, 1959, from a life-long diabetic ailment.

The National Executive Committee selects the top 60 District Director nominees. A committee appointed by the National President selects the award recipients.

To see the names of those who have been honored with the M. Keith Upson Memorial Award visit the award winner search and enter the category code KU.

Seiji Horiuchi Memorial Award

The Seiji Horiuchi Memorial Award is presented annually to up to 12 outstanding State Chairpersons/Program Managers.

The award is named in honor of Seiji Horiuchi, who served as Vice President of The U.S. Junior Chamber in 1958-59. He is credited with originating the concept of the Chairman's Planning Guide.

The National Executive Committee selects the top 30 State Chairpersons/Program Managers nominees. A committee appointed by the National President selects the award recipients.

To see the names of those who have been honored with the Seiji Horiiuchi Memorial Award visit the award winner search and enter the category code SH.

 

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