After its formation in 1995, the OCCSW founded the Okaloosa County Women’s Hall of Fame to honor the women of Okaloosa County - past and present - whose contributions to the arts, athletics, business, education, government, the humanities, philanthropy and science, have been of great value to our community’s development. Each year's inductees are honored on a wall in the Okaloosa County Courthouse.
The Hall is a monument to exceptional women in our county’s history.
Applicants May Fall Under One Of These Categories
Carolyn Spencer Humanitarian -Inductee who has made significant contributions to the welfare of the human and/or animal populations of Okaloosa County.
Contemporary -Inductee who has made significant contributions to Okaloosa County within the past twenty years, with an emphasis on the past 10
Pioneer - Inductee who has made significant contributions to the founding and/or growth of Okaloosa County.
Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Community Service
FILL OUT FORM BELOW AND SEND THE FOLLOWING
DOCUMENTATION TO TheOCSW@gmail.com
NOMINATIONS THAT EXCEED MAXIMUM PAGES ALLOWED ON ANY SECTION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
1. Nominee Biography: Provide biographical information on the nominee, not to exceed three pages.
2. Summary of Qualifications: Provide information on the nominee’s specific qualifications for the Hall of Fame, not to exceed one page. Please address the following categories, as applicable.
a. Professional/Business Qualifications and Contributions (e.g., starting a business)
b. Volunteer/Community Service(e.g., work with local charities or churches)
c. Woman-Specific Contributions (e.g., volunteer time/professional services provided to organizations that serve women and/or address women’s issues)
d. Involvement with Professional/Civic Organizations (e.g., Chamber of Commerce, Florida Bar Association, Women’s Clubs, Charities, Church Groups, etc.)
e. Leadership Roles in the Community (e.g., spearheading a local project, serving as an officer in a professional/civic organization, etc.)
f. Other (e.g., unspecified outstanding contributions to the wellbeing of Okaloosa County women, awards, notable “firsts” for women, etc.)
3. Nominee Photograph: Must be a digital, high quality/high resolution jpg or png photo of your nominee. NO PDF’s
4. Letters of Recommendation: If desired, you may submit up to three ONE PAGE letters supporting your nominee.
Submit questions, nomination photos and supporting
documentation to TheOCSW@gmail.com
or mail to: OCCSW/HOF, P.O. Box 1323, Fort Walton
Beach, FL 32549
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