Idaho's Brightest Stars

The Idaho's Brightest Star Awards program celebrates outstanding dedication and accomplishments of Idaho’s volunteers. Honorees are nominated by fellow Idahoans for their civic contributions and volunteer spirit. A committee of peer reviewers select the winner in each category. For questions, email brighteststars@brighteststars.idaho.gov.

The 2020 Idaho's Brightest Star Awards will take place Wednesday, Jan. 15 at Boise State University's Student Union Building in the Simplot Ballroom from 6 - 8:30 pm. Nominees from all seven categories will be recognized onstage at the event, with one winner selected in each category who will receive additional recognition. 

A reception will be held in the Simplot Ballroom starting at 5 p.m. for nominees, with doors opening to the general public at 5:45 pm. This event is free and open to the public. 

Nominations for 2020 have closed.

See the 2019 event program.

* 2019 winners were recognized at event held in January 2019.