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Rising Star Awards

Nominate a Rising Star in your firm today!

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Now accepting nominations for the 2020 Rising Star Awards.

Click here for the nomination form to complete.

When you complete the nomination form, please upload it here by November 22, 2019.

The ACEC Virginia Rising Star Award, presented by the Next Generation Committee, recognizes employees of member firms who make significant contributions to their company’s success in the Engineering industry. Nominees should meet the following basic criteria:

  • 15 years or less of engineering industry experience
  • Demonstrates leadership in their area of expertise
  • Involved in professional organizations
  • Involved in civic and community activities

Equal consideration will be given to member firm employees in all fields (engineering, architecture, human resources, information technology, administrative, etc).

Nomination Details

Nominations are open to any employee of a member firm. In order to be considered, all sections of the nomination form must be completed and submitted here by Friday, November 22, 2019.

Award Details

Nominations will be evaluated by ACEC Virginia’s Next Generation Committee and up to three awards of equal merit will be presented at the 2020 Engineering Excellence Awards Gala at The Jefferson Hotel on February 6, 2020. Nominators will be notified prior to the Gala if their nominee will be recognized and will be encouraged to invite the nominee as a guest of ACEC Virginia for the presentation of their award.


All nomination forms must be submitted no later than November 22, 2019. Please upload completed applications here.

Questions? Please contact Marchelle Albertson,

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