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The Jefferson Awards recognizes dedication and service of volunteers who transform lives and strengthen communities across the United States. WKOW is proud to bring the Jefferson Awards to Wisconsin. If someone you know is making a difference in our community and deserves recognition, click READ MORE to nominate them by completing this online form.


Jefferson Award Winner, March 2018: Deborah Blackwell

There's a place in Whitewater where art is accessible to everyone, including those with disabilities.


Jefferson Award Winner, February 2018: Aaron Perry Video included

Aaron Perry founded a group in Madison that's trying to erase health disparities for black men in Dane County.


Jefferson Award Winner, January 2018: Izzy Zahn

When it comes to making a difference, an 11-year-old in Cottage Grove is leading the charge.


Jefferson Award Winner, December 2017: Bill Harris

This holiday season, a man in Baraboo has made sure no family is in need.


Jefferson Award Winner, November 2017: Tom Hathaway

Tom Hathaway, also known as "The Awesome Mailman," has started a movement to help his customers and neighbors in Janesville.


Jefferson Award Winner, October 2017: Felicia Anderson Davis

Life hasn't always been easy for Felicia Anderson Davis. But, her hardships motivated her to lead a life dedicated to helping at-risk youth.


Jefferson Award Winners, September 2017: Mike Byrd & Maggie Felker

Mike Byrd and Maggie Felker turn their grief into action and give the gift of education.


Jefferson Award winner, August 2017: Paul Braun

Jefferson Award winner helps kids with autism soar to new heights.


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