History Nebraska has opened its call for nominations for the 2020 Annual History Nebraska Awards. The History Nebraska awards presentation will take place at the Nebraska History Museum on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, during the Nebraska State Historical Society Foundation’s Legislative Reception. Nominations are due by December 31st, 2019. Winners will be notified by January 15th, 2020. For more information, please contact us at 402-471-3272. 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 that helps to preserve or interpret Nebraska history.
The History Nebraska’s Excellence in Teaching Award is given 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.