Nominations Now Open For The 2018 Governor’s Volunteer Awards

April 9, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Governor's Volunteer Awards. Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott will again serve as the Honorary Chair of the award committee. The Governor's Volunteer Awards are administered by the OneStar Foundation, and are an opportunity for the state of Texas to honor those who exhibit excellence in serving their communities.

Nominations are open in eight categories: 

  • Governor’s Lone Star Achievement
  • ​First Lady’s Rising Star
  • Partners in Education
  • Service to Veterans
  • Higher Education Community Impact
  • Corporate Community Impact
  • Community Leadership
  • National Service “Make a Difference” Award

To nominate an individual or organization for the award, go to:

To see the descriptions and criteria for each award, visit:

Nominations will close on Monday, May 14, 2018, and awardees will be honored in October at an evening reception at the Governor’s Mansion.