The Mary Awards honor the courage and willingness of young women (seniors in high school) who are serving God through their faith community and serving their neighbor. The finalists will be recognized and honored by the Jacksonville community and St. Vincent’s HealthCare. Every valid nominee will be listed in the evening’s program. Twelve (12) finalists will be chosen, three (3) in each of the categories of: academics, athletics, leadership and volunteerism/philanthropy. The criteria for nominating a candidate will be: Service to God and their faith community, Creativity and achievement in one of the four defined fields: academics, athletics, leadership and volunteerism/philanthropy, and Selflessness and service to their neighbor. A committee representing the diversity of the region will choose the finalists in each category. St. Vincent’s HealthCare will receive the nominations by mail on or before February 8, 2018.
Entries due by February 8.