Nominees for the Loudoun Laurels Laureates must meet the high standards of the Loudoun Laurels which include: selflessness; integrity; creativity; wisdom and courage.
The members of the Loudoun Laurels Laureate Selection Committee established the following nomination criteria for Loudoun Laurels Laureates. A nominee must:
The Loudoun Laurels Laureate Selection Committee (the Selection Committee) will create a list of the names of all nominees for the Loudoun Laurels Laureates and send the list with supporting information for each nominee to all members of the Loudoun Laurels Advisory Committee (the Advisory Committee).
Each Advisory Committee member will cast two votes for nominees on the list. The Laureate Selection Committee will create a list of the top five nominees after the initial vote and submit the list to the members of the Advisory Committee.
Each Advisory Committee member will vote for two of the nominees on the list of five nominees.
If there is not a clear majority of votes for two of the nominees on the list of five, the top four, or top three nominees’ names will be submitted to the members of the Advisory Committee with instructions to vote for two nominees.
When there is a clear majority for two nominees, the Laureate Selection Committee will notify the Advisory Committee members of the names of the current year Loudoun Laureates and publish a press release announcing the Loudoun Laurels Laureate Honorees.