Nominations Being Accepted for the Corbett Ryan Pathways Pioneer Award

Nominees are currently being accepted for the Third Annual Corbett Ryan Pathways Pioneer Award. The deadline for nominations is June 17, 2011 with a final decision to be made by July 8, 2011.

Nominees should be persons representing excellence in pursuit of a quality-of-life and live with a personal physical challenge. They will be evaluated in terms of the following:

· Motivation and achievement in pursuing and accomplishing personal and vocational/professional goals;

· Demonstration of a creative approach to their pursuit of education and participation in their vocation/profession;

· Example of a positive approach to life; and

· Service as a role model to persons in their sphere of influence, demonstrating sensitivity to others and respect for self

Individuals should be nominated by someone close to them — physician, therapist, parent, mentor, teacher, friend or colleague. Nominators should notify the individual that they are being nominated. There is no age restriction.

The selected recipient of the award will receive $1,000 to be used toward educational/vocational pursuits, or toward a designated community service project or organization. The recipient will also receive a crystal award, certificate and all expenses paid travel to the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine meeting for him/her and a companion, caregiver, or personal care attendant. Notices will be sent out to local paper of recipient and of all those nominated.

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