The Marshfield Good Heart Award is new to the Marshfield community for 2023. It honors a high school senior who spreads unconditional, unwavering, and selfless kindness in the Marshfield community. The Good Heart Award recipient should exemplify traits of generosity, teamwork, compassion, and ethics. Award recipient will be selected by the United For Community Wellness Committee.
Nominations, Eligibility, & Deadlines
  • Student is a senior in high school in Marshfield (Marshfield schools includes public/private/homeschool/RVA).
  • Nominations will be accepted from anyone involved in this person’s life such as a mentor, supervisor, teacher, family friend, peer, etc. (No nominations from immediate family members)
  • Student lives in Marshfield Area
  • 500 word limit
  • The more detailed the example(s), the better chance your nominee will have of being in contention.
  • Nominations open January 1, 2023; submit nominations to Stacey Schultz at
  • Nominations are due by Valentine’s Day! February 14th, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.
  • Award Ceremony April 12th at Hotel Marshfield
The recipient of this award must represent and emanate most, if not all, of the following criteria:
  • Exhibit kindness, which has positively impacted our community.” How have they been involved in the community which has promoted kindness?
  • Meet the dictionary definition of kindness. For example, the Oxford English Dictionary defines kindness as “the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.”
  • Perform kindness selflessly. Explain their enthusiasm/passion to exhibit kindness.
  • Live kindness by example. How have they encouraged and/or challenged others to be kind?
Exhibit kindness that goes above and beyond what is expected of them in their job or role in the community.