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Awards

The WTS Recognition Awards celebrate leaders and organizations that move forward the Mission and Vision of WTS International.

NEW THIS YEAR: 

The Equity, Diversity + Inclusion Subcommittee on Scholarship + Awards has incorporated a new, optional demographics section for all applications, that was approved by the WTS International Board.

Member of the Year Award (click here to download nomination form)

This award is our opportunity to acknowledge a WTS Member who has made extraordinary contributions to the success of the organization. Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  1. A member who has shown an extraordinary commitment to the goals and growth of the WTS South Carolina Chapter by working effectively in support of WTS goals. (Identify activities). 
  2. A member who has promoted the reputation of WTS within the transportation industry. (Include an explanation describing how and what was done.) 
  3. A member who has worked effectively to strengthen communication between local and national WTS levels or between chapters.
  4. A member who has done an outstanding job of revitalizing or expanding a chapter or any of its functions.

Woman of the Year Award (click here to download nomination form)

This category is designed to reach out beyond the WTS Membership to honor a woman who is an outstanding role model in transportation. Through our choice, we can raise the visibility of WTS in the South Carolina community. It is not a reward for service to our organization. Selection of the Woman of the Year shall be based on the following criteria:

  1. A woman who is a leader in transportation and has made an outstanding contribution to the transportation industry.
  2. A woman who has directly contributed toward the advancement of women and minorities through programs or opportunities in the transportation field.
  3. A woman who through her career achievements and support of women in the industry has advanced the reputation and credibility of women in transportation.

Employer of the Year Award (click here to download nomination form)

This award is designed to honor employers for their support of the goals and purposes of the WTS South Carolina Chapter. It is not a reward for monetary contributions. Selection of Employer of the Year shall be based on the following criteria:

  1. Describe the organization’s structure, including the number of women in executive and senior positions and those leading major initiatives.
  2. Specify the career development plans and succession programs the organization has in place for women to advance within the organization.
  3. An organization that supports continuing development of its female employees through:
    • Professional Education
    • Professional Organizations
    • Professional Development Opportunities
  4. Describe and provide example(s) of how the organization encourages women students to enter the transportation field by providing internship opportunities.
  5. Describe and provide example(s) of how the organization supports the WTS South Carolina Chapter through memberships, sponsorships, and employee involvement at the local and international levels.

2021 Awards Flyer

2021 WTS Recognition Awards Process will close on January 15, 2022 

WTS International awards will be presented at the WTS Annual Conference in May 2022 and all applications are due (from WTS-SC) on January 21, 2022 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.

Please submit applications to the WTS SC Chapter at SouthCarolinaWTS@gmail.com and include the word "Awards" in the subject line.