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 2020! The Grand Prize, the Denise Dick Chapter Officer of the Year, was named in honor of this longtime esteemed member. Denise was a devoted and active member of the Association at the local level with the Texas North Plains Chapter, and on the national level on the Board of Directors.

Please take the time to enter your chapter or an outstanding officer so these special events and extraordinary people can be recognized and rewarded! APPLICATIONS are open October 1 through October 30, 2020.

The winners will be announced, and prizes awarded at the Chapter Officer Training at KBIS 2021.

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

Chapter Categories: ($1,500.00 Prize)

  • Best Chapter Membership Campaign – events focused on increasing membership
  • Best Chapter Program – creative, fun, different chapter event
  • Best Chapter Fundraiser Event – event to raise funds for the chapter or a worthy cause
  • Best Chapter Design Competition – event or gala showcasing the talents of local designers
  • Best Student-Focused Event – chapter event specifically for local students
  • Best NKBA Themed Event – ex: event with a local 30U30, K&B month, KBIS recap

Officer Categories:  ($500.00 Prize)

  • Best Chapter Officer (one per position) – nominate an individual who has been an outstanding asset to the chapter
  • Best Committee Member – nominate an individual who has provided outstanding assistance to chapter leaders

GRAND PRIZE:  ($2,000.00 Prize)

  • Denise Dick Chapter Officer of the Year  – no application necessary – to be chosen from winners

APPLICATIONS are now closed.

Chapter Star Awards App – Chapter Category

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2019 Award Winners


Chapter Star Awards

  • Best Chapter Membership Campaign –  Kentuckiana Chapter
  • Best Chapter Program – Northern Michigan Chapter
  • Best Chapter Fundraiser Event –  Columbia River Chapter
  • Best Chapter Design Competition – British Columbia Chapter
  • Best Student-Focused Event –  Texas Gulf Coast Chapter
  • Best NKBA-Themed Event – West Michigan Chapter

Best Chapter Officer Awards

  • Chapter President – Molly Switzer, AKBD, Columbia River Chapter
  • Programs Chair – Antonette Copeland, Georgia Chapter
  • Membership Chair – Rima Nasr, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter
  • Communications Chair – David Leonard, Georgia Chapter
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Cynthia Qualia, Texas Gulf Coast Chapter
  • Committee Member – Janel Campbell, CMKBD, Columbia River Chapter

Denise Dick Officer of the Year – GRAND PRIZE

  • Molly Switzer, AKBD, Columbia River Chapter