Governor Spotswood Award

The nominee/recipient of the Governor Spotswood Award must be a resident of SpotsylvaniaSpotswood Award County. The honorees will have contributed to the community of Spotsylvania, through words, actions and/or deeds. They will have through these actions, displayed integrity, courage, loyalty and brought honor to the county while maintaining personal discipline and etiquette.


  • County employees, members of commissions, committees, etc., are not eligible for services rendered as part of their jobs or committee responsibilities.
  • Deadline for 2017 nomination submissions is May 31st at 4:30 p.m.
  • Due to the nature of their service, elected officials are not eligible for consideration.
  • Nominations may be posthumous for a former County resident
  • The nominee/recipient must be a resident of Spotsylvania County.
  • The nominees shall not be limited to any field of endeavor or particular time period.
  • A selection committee of 5 residents will select the honoree. The list of nominees will be compiled from nominations submitted by the public.