State searches for "Great Ohioans"

(FOX19) - Do you know anyone who is worthy to be classified as a Great Ohioan?

The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board and Capitol Square Foundation are seeking nominations for the 2014 class of "Great Ohioans."

The award commemorates Ohioans who have played a significant role in an event, or series of events, of lasting significance in World, American or Ohio history.

Additional criteria include being born in Ohio or lived in Ohio for a minimum of five years.  At least 25 years must have passed since the commemorated event in which the nominee participated.

This award is an opportunity to recognize Ohioans who have made an impact in a number of important areas.

Great Ohioan nomination categories include:

  • inventions/medicine/science
  • literature/journalism/history
  • academics
  • communications/education
  • entertainment/sports
  • government/military/public service/religion

For more on the nomination process and nomination forms, click here.

For a list of past Great Ohions, click here.

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