Chapter Star Awards Program

Our volunteers work hard for their chapters and the NKBA is excited to be able to recognize the chapters and individual volunteers that have made a difference in the past year. There are 8 categories plus the Grand Prioze, giving you many ways to honor the chapter and your volunteers. Please take the time to enter your chapter or an outstanding individual so these special events and extraordinary people can be recognized and rewarded!

The winners will be announced and prizes awarded at the Chapter Officer Training at KBIS. We hope to see you there!

We are excited to recognize outstanding achievements in the following categories:

Best New Member Campaign$1,500 Prize
Best Chapter Program$1,500 Prize
Best Chapter Fundraiser Event$1,500 Prize
Best Chapter Design Competition$1,500 Prize
Best Student-Focused Program$1,500 Prize
Best NKBA-Themed Event$1,500 Prize
Best Chapter Officer (one per position)$500 Prize per officer position
Best Committee Member$500 Prize
Chapter Officer of the Year – GRAND PRIZE
(no application necessary – to be chosen from winners)
$2,000 Prize


The deadline for all submissions is Tuesday, October 31, 2018. No late entries will be considered.

Chapter Star Awards App – Chapter Category

Chapter Star Awards App – Officer Category

2018 Award Winners

Chapter Star Awards

  • Best Chapter Membership Campaign –  Michigan State Chapter
  • Best Chapter Program – Columbia River Chapter
  • Best Chapter Fundraiser Event –  California Capital Chapter
  • Best Chapter Design Competition – British Columbia Chapter
  • Best Student-Focused Event –  Baltimore/Washington Chapter
  • Best NKBA-Themed Event – Palouse Chapter

Best Chapter Officer Awards

  • Chapter President – Toni Sabatino, Manhattan Chapter
  • ProgramsChair – Molly Littlejohn, AKBD, Columbia River Chapter
  • Membership Chair – Kelly Arballo, AKBD, Southern California Chapter
  • Communications Chair – Lorilee Reuillard, CKD, Maine Chapter
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Natalie DePiazza, AKBD, Southern California Chapter
  • Committee Member – Courtney Glidden, AKBD, Columbia River Chapter

Officer of the Year – GRAND PRIZE

  • Lorilee Reuillard, CKD, Maine Chapter