Tony Hill Award


Tony Hill

Tony Hill

Request for Nominations

The 9th Annual UC Santa Cruz Tony Hill Memorial Award is selected in recognition of an individual in Santa Cruz County who exemplifies the work and efforts of the late Tony Hill. This award honors individuals for their efforts in seeking solutions to economic and social issues that face our local community, developing innovative approaches and building bridges among diverse populations. The Tony Hill Memorial Award recipient will be recognized at the UC Santa Cruz annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation.

The 2017 Tony Hill Award winner will designate a $500.00 donation to the organization of their choice.

Criteria for Nomination

  1. The individual is actively engaged in the social and economic issues that face our community and seeks to provide tools to work toward solutions.
  2. The individual demonstrates hands-on service that results in building connections among diverse groups, promoting equality and justice.
  3. The individual’s activities reflect innovative or unique approaches to solving social problems.

Nomination Process

Members of the Santa Cruz and UC Santa Cruz community are invited to nominate individuals. Any individual from Santa Cruz County who meets the criteria and is actively engaged in service benefiting the community in Santa Cruz County may be nominated.