2018 School Award Winner

Annual Awards

2019 Award Applications are now closed!

Finalists will be announced in early 2019.


Workplace Award Application

Submissions should be for workplaces, including for profit, nonprofit, government, or colleges/universities; and can demonstrate how the workplace has made policy, systems and environment changes that align with the Healthiest State's mission of improving the physical, social and emotional well-being of Iowans.


Education Award Application

Submissions should be for K-12 schools, including elementary, middle, high schools or a combination, childcare centers, and out of school programs. Applicants must demonstrate how the organization has made policy, systems and environment changes that align with the Healthiest State’s mission of improving the physical, social and emotional well-being of Iowans. 


Impact Leadership Award Application

Submissions should be for an individual who has sparked change and/or is using innovative approaches at the local level to improve the physical, social or emotional well-being of Iowans. 


Healthy HometownSM powered by Wellmark Award Application

Is your community helping citizens lead healthy lives? Do you think your community should be acknowledged for the great things it is doing to make the healthy choice the easy choice for residents? If yes, learn how to showcase the amazing work that's been accomplished. Your community could be recognized by Healthiest State Initiative and receive an award and funding to help achieve even more.

To be eligible, your community will need to have executed at least four tactics from the Healthy HometownSM Powered by Wellmark tactics reference guide between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.


Nominations must be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on November 5, 2018. Finalists will be announced early 2019.


SAVE THE DATE: 2019 Healthiest State Awards

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2019

5:00 - 7:00 PM

RON PEARSON CENTER

Join us as we recognize communities, workplaces, schools and Iowans for leading the efforts to improve the physical, social and emotional well-being of Iowans! 


Thank you to our sponsors: 

HyVee Wellmark