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City of Destiny Awards

The 34th Annual City of Destiny Awards Ceremony 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the May 28, 2020, live event has been postponed and reformatted. Instead, the City of Tacoma will present a virtual format of the award ceremony that will be released in late summer on multiple platforms. The new format will highlight all of this year’s awardees and feature local performers. Information on the date and time of the ceremony will be released at a later date.

 

2020 City of Destiny Awards Winners Announced

The City of Destiny Awards honor local volunteers that help make a difference in the community. Thank you to everyone who submitted nominations. Here are the Committee's selections:

 

Youth Leadership
Zoe Bucher & Benevolence Blankets

Lifetime Service
Bill & Carole Hicks
Sister Anne L. McNamara

Youth Service
Morgan Graham

Group
Lincoln High School Key Club

Environmental Sustainability
Chrissy Cooley – Individual
Sharayah Kinney – Individual
Jason Lee Middle School Watts-Up Team - Group

Disability Advocate
Martina Ngo – Business
Hongda Sao – Individual

Equity & Empowerment
Chana Lawson

Education & Youth Development
Tom Rogers

Also Nominated:
Adult Leadership, Catie Geohegan
Youth Leadership, Kelsey Monaghan-Bergson
Lifetime Service, George Petre
Equity & Empowerment, The Empowerment Center
Education & Youth Development, Dr. Susan Kobes, Veritas Classical Christian School

 

 

View photos from the 2019 City of Destiny Awards Ceremony

    (Photo Credit: Matty Photo & Motion)

 

Watch the video of the event on TV Tacoma

 

Background  

Since 1987, the City of Tacoma has honored more than 200 outstanding local volunteers through its City of Destiny Awards program.  The City of Destiny Awards program is spearheaded by a City Council appointed City Events and Recognition Committee comprised of local community leaders from a broad array of backgrounds and areas of expertise. This committee develops the City of Destiny Awards nomination tools and selection criteria, selects the City of Destiny Awards winners and plans the annual City of Destiny Awards event.

 

Previous Award Winners and Photos

View photos from the 2018 City of Destiny Awards Ceremony (Credit: Matty Photo & Motion) 

 

View photos from the 2017 City of Destiny Awards Ceremony (Credit: Matty Photography)

 

Past Years Recipients List


2020 City of Destiny Awards

Virtual Video Format will be available in late summer

 

Contact Information
Kala Dralle
(253) 573-2523
Tacoma Venues & Events
2727 East D Street
Tacoma, WA 98421
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