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2019 Sample Nomination Forms


The 2019 NAPA Awards Program will begin accepting applications on April 1! The deadline to submit both Quality in Construction Awards and Operational Excellence Awards (Safety Innovation, and Community Involvement) is October 3 .

Online nominations are being accepted, so get started preparing your forms. All forms should be submitted online. Click on the links below to obtain a sample of the online forms.


2011 Sheldon G. Hayes Winner

SAMPLE FORM: Quality in Construction Awards — General Paving: All pavements using under 50,000 tons of asphalt and achieving exemplary results will receive recognition.  All pavements — roads, highways, commercial, parking lots - are eligible. Use this form for general paving projects. The Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award will be given to the top 10 general paving projects as rated by NCAT. 


SAMPLE FORM: Quality in Construction Awards — Projects Over 50,000 Tons: All pavements of exemplary quality utilizing more than 50,000 tons will receive recognition.  Highway projects over 50,000 tons and earning a 2019 Quality in Construction Award are eligible for the 2020 Sheldon G. Hayes Award

SAMPLE FORM: Quality in Construction - Airports Awards: All pavements identified to have achieved exemplary quality will receive recognition. All airport pavements are eligible. The Ray Brown Airport Pavement Award will be presented to the highest-rated pavement from the 2019 Quality in Construction for Airport Pavement Award program. 


2011 Community

SAMPLE FORM: Asphalt Operations Safety Innovations: This award recognizes safety practices that are above and beyond normal safety practices.  Innovations can be items/practices invented for a specialized use or items/practices that are adapted from other industries and implemented by the asphalt pavement industry. Awards go to companies whose objective is to utilize innovative ideas or practical methods that lead to improved worker safety in roadway, plant site, or the quarry environment. The award is open to all NAPA members, including International members. Note: The safety innovation/practice being nominated must be in use at the submitting company and the innovation must be relevant to the asphalt pavement industry. 

SAMPLE FORM: Community Involvement: The Community Involvement Award is given to companies who have outstanding community relations programs.  This award is open to NAPA Producer and Associate members.

Two Operational Excellence Awards — the Outstanding Brochure and Outstanding Website Awards — have been discontinued. 


The Environmental Leadership Award (previously named Ecological Award) winners and finalists will now be drawn from the Diamond Achievement Sustainable Commendation recipients. The top-scoring Diamond Achievement Sustainable Commendation applicants will be invited to continue in the selection process for the Environmental Leadership Award. These top-scoring facilities will be required to fill out a supplemental questionnaire, submit additional photos, and complete a third-party endorsement. The first Environmental Leadership Award will be awarded at the 2020 Annual Meeting in Hawaii and will be chosen from the 2018 Diamond Achievement Sustainable Commendation recipients. 



For questions or additional information contact, Kelly Kanaras, Director of Awards & Marketing.