2021 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year

2021 Volunteer Recognition Awards

 

At its annual Volunteer Recognition Awards, held on March 3, 2022, at the Shannon Community Center, the City of Dublin announced its 2021 Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year.  

The purpose of the awards is to recognize outstanding individuals and groups who have contributed to the quality of life in Dublin this past year.  The Young Citizen of the Year recognizes the volunteer service of Dublin's youth in 1st through 12th grade. Nomination criteria for both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year Awards are based on the Dublin Integrity In Action’s 11 Characteristics:
  • Caring
  • Cooperation
  • Doing One's Best
  • Empathy
  • Giving
  • Honesty
  • Positive Attitude
  • Respectfulness
  • Responsibility
  • Self-Discipline
  • Trustworthiness

2021 Winners​


2021 Citizen of the Year
Steve Wright
2021 Organization of the Year
Breaking BEARriers
2021 Young Citizen of the Year
Summer Shi
Mayor's Award
John Samples

This is a special award that the Mayor presents to those 
whom he believes have worked tirelessly on behalf of the Dublin community in the past year.
                             Mayor's Legacy Award
                                    Eddie Jo Mack

This is a special award that the Mayor presents to
an individual or group to recognize extraordinary, long-term dedication to the Dublin community.
The Organization of the Year received a $500 cash prize, and a $300 donation was given to both the Citizen and Young Citizen of the Year's favorite non-profit organization(s). Additionally, the winners of the Citizen, Young Citizen, and Organization of the Year will be recognized at the March 15, 2022, City Council meeting.
2021 Citizen Nominees
Angel Lau


2021 Organization Nominees
ABCD (Any Body Can Dream) Club
Above and Beyond Leadership
Friends of Dublin Library,
Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh, Dublin Chapter (HSS)



2021 Young Citizen Nominees
Ananya Jakilati
Aakrisht Mehra
Romal Mitr
Om Shah