This award honors exemplary FBLA members who have made outstanding contributions to the association at the local, state, and national levels. Each state may enter one participant who is a member of an active local chapter and on record as of paying dues by March 1 of the current school year for recognition at the National Leadership Conference. The entry form must be completed by the State Chairman or designee. Criteria for selection of nominees by the state chapter should include:
- years of participation in FBLA and/or PBL activities
- extent of participation in state and national conferences
- contributions to local, state, and national projects
- and participation in other activities.