“Everybody can be great…because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”

– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards (GVSA)

The Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards (GVSA), an initiative to recognize outstanding volunteers from each of Tennessee’s 95 counties, is the highest honor a volunteer can receive in the state of Tennessee.  One youth and one adult finalist from each participating county will be invited to attend the Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards ceremony on April 2, 2023, at the Franklin Marriott, in Franklin, TN. For more information about the Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards, please visit https://www.tn.gov/volunteer-tennessee/vt-events/vt-gvsa.html.