History Nebraska Accepting Nominations for 2023 Awards

LINCOLN – History Nebraska is now accepting nominations for their 2023 History Nebraska Awards.

Each year, History Nebraska recognizes achievements by individuals and organizations throughout the state who strive to preserve and share Nebraska’s history.

Nominations by the public help to amplify the story of Nebraska and promote the good works Nebraskans are doing to keep history alive. Nominations must be received by December 31.

History Nebraska will honor Nebraskans through three awards:

The Champion of History Award is given annually to recognize outstanding contributions by an individual or organization that helps to preserve or interpret Nebraska’s 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.

After the nomination process closes, History Nebraska will select and notify the winners of each award.

Along with the three awards nominated by the public, History Nebraska will also select award achievements in historic preservation, archaeology, and writing for the Nebraska History Magazine.

A nomination form, and more information about the process, can be found here.