Hill Country 40 Under 40

will honor individuals across all industries who are achieving excellence in innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership.  Due to the continued unpredictable nature of COVID-19 and restrictions that apply to events honorees will be individually recognized and presented with their awards during the week of September 21, 2020. Each individual will be given spotlight recognition within various media formats.

Nomination Submission Deadline: July 15, 2020


Nominees must attend school, live and/or work in one of the following counties: Bandera, Blanco, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason.

Nominees are innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders within their communities under the age of 40. (Must be 39 or younger as of July 15, 2020)

Self nominations are accepted

Submitting supporting material is NOT CONSIDERED A SUBSTITUTE for a thorough answer to any question. Judges may or may not use such materials in their deliberations.

For more information about the 40 Under 40 Awards please contact Theresa Metcalf at 830-896-1157 or theresam@kerredc.com.


Hill Country 40 Under 40

  • Describe what makes this nominee an innovator in his/ her field. Provide specific examples.
  • Describe what makes this nominee an entrepreneur or shows entrepreneurial-ism within his/her field. Provide specific examples
  • Does the nominee provide leadership or mentorship to others in his/her field or industry, community, or school? If so, describe how. Please list the professional associations, industry groups, chambers of commerce, etc. that the nominee participates in and describe their role.

    Winners will be announced by Mid August 2020 and will be asked to complete a questionnaire that will be sent to the email address provided on this nomination form. The answers will be used as part of our coverage of the winners. Will the nominee be able to complete the questionnaire by August 30, 2020?

    Winners may be interviewed in addition to having them complete a questionnaire. Will the nominee be available to be interviewed by a writer in late August 2020?

    Will the nominee be available to be photographed by late August 2020 for Marketing Material?
  • Drop files here or

    Nominee Bio is required.
    You may attach supporting materials such as resume, news articles, photos, letters of support. Supporting material is not a substitute for a completed application.