The goal of the Walk of Fame is to recognize individuals, past or present, who have made a significant difference to Henderson County in any field of endeavor. "Significant difference" is defined as having a positive and lasting impact on the quality of life of the citizens of Hendersonville and Henderson County.
Categories to be considered are the following:
Agriculture Business Cultural Arts
Education Government Human Services
Industry Medicine Religion
Honorees will be selected based on the significance of the contribution rather than the field of endeavor. They shall have demonstrated that they have made major investments in Hendersonville and Henderson County in time, energy, and resources for the public good. They shall be recognized in publications, a public ceremony, and inclusion on a "Walk of Fame" in downtown Hendersonville.
HOW TO NOMINATE AN INDIVIDUAL
To nominate an individual to be inducted in the Walk of Fame, please print and complete the nomination form or complete the on-line form below and a statement of no more than three double-spaced pages which include further information about the individual, including the following:
• Why you feel this person's contribution is significant
• Why you consider his/her contribution to be long lasting or even timeless
• What specific impact has his/her contribution made on the quality of life in Hendersonville and Henderson County
Please complete the nomination form and submit one copy of the completed nomination packet, including the supporting documentation, no later than September 6 to one of the following:
SELECTION PROCESS: The Walk of Fame Steering Committee members serve as the selection committee with two additional persons for a total of seven members serving as the Selection Committee. The names of the honorees will be announced in December.
DESIGN: The walk will be developed in phases, eventually extending from the Historic Court House to the City Hall.