Awards & Recognition

Annually the State Council recognize individuals of councils, district and the State Council, who exemplify outstanding leadership qualities. Grand knights and district deputies are encourage to submit nominations for consideration for one the various leadership awards.

Leadership Awards

  • » Knight of the Year

    Every council has that outstanding member that goes beyond in contributing to the success of the council, while being a true fraternalist. Councils are encourage to submit a member of their council for consideration as the Knight of Year. [Form]
  • » Youth of the Year

    Annually the State Council recognizes an outstanding young adult for their accomplishments to their Church and community. Councils are encourage to nominate a young adult from their parish or community for consideration. Note that only individuals 18-years and younger will be considered. [Form]
  • » Family of the Year

    Every council has that outstanding couple or family that goes beyond in contributing to the success of the council their Church and community. Councils are encourage to submit a member and his family, from their council for consideration as the Family of Year. [Form]
  • » Donald LeClair Leadership Award

    Annually the State Council recognizes an individual for their outstanding leadership abilities. Only members are eligible, and whose contribution to the to the welfare of his fellowman merits this recognition. [Form]
  • » Grand Knight of the Year

    Annually the State Council recognizes a grand knight for his outstanding leadership qualities in working with his council to obtain membership and programming success. District deputies are encourage to nominate one of their grand knights for consideration of this award. [Form]
  • »Agent of the Year

    Annually the State Council recognizes a field agent for his outstanding leadership qualities in working with his councils to obtain membership and insurance goals. Grand knights are encourage to nominate their field agent for consideration of this award. [Form]
  • » District Deputy of the Year

    Annually the State Council recognizes a district deputy for his outstanding leadership qualities in working with his councils to obtain membership and programming success. Grand knights are encourage to nominate their district deputy for consideration of this award. [Form]