History Nebraska announces Call for Nominations for 2018 History Nebraska Awards

November 11, 2018 GMT

LINCOLN — History Nebraska has opened their call for nominations for their 2018 Annual Awards Banquet and Legislative Reception. The awards ceremony and reception will take place on Monday, March 4, 2019, at the Nebraska History Museum.

Each year, History Nebraska recognizes achievements by individuals and organizations throughout the state who strive to preserve and share Nebraska’s rich history. Your nominations help to amplify the story of Nebraska and promote the good works Nebraskans are doing to keep history alive. Nominations are now being accepted through our website https://history.nebraska.gov/awards and must be received by Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The nomination form can be filled out electronically or mailed to our office at 1500 R. Street, Lincoln, NE, 68508.


The History Nebraska Awards will honor Nebraskans through three awards. The Champion of History Award is given annually to recognize outstanding contributions by an individual or organization who helps to preserve or interpret Nebraska history. The History Nebraska’s Excellence in Teaching Award is presented annually to a teacher who excels in teaching Nebraska history through creativity and imagination in the classroom by using documents, artifacts, historic sites, oral histories, and other primary sources. The History Nebraska Advocacy Award is given annually to recognize outstanding contributions or assistance by an individual or organization to History Nebraska through volunteerism, advocacy, or donation.

For more information regarding the award nominations, please call 402-471-3272.