Health Leadership Awards

The Sumner County Community Health Leadership Awards are established to recognize individuals, businesses, and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding community leadership in improving the health and quality of life for Sumner County residents. An awards event will be held annually to recognize the award recipients.

Award Criteria

Nominees should be directly responsible for advancing the health of the community through their actions by:

  1. Mobilizing individuals, resources and organizations to tackle a community health issue;
  2. Developing new services or support to improve the health of a specific population;
  3. Increasing the level of awareness of an important health issue in Sumner County.

Nominees must live, work, or provide service to individuals in one or more of the communities within Sumner County.

Award Categories
  • Individual
  • Government Municipality
  • Educator
  • Business
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Place of Worship

For questions, contact the Sumner County Health Department at 615-206-1112.

Congratulations to our 2021 award winners!

Lifetime Achievement
Nancy Lawson

Dr. Richard Orgain



Lawson Watson


Business Winner
Biker’s Choice 


Sumner County Health Department 


Place of Worship
First Baptist Church- Unlimited Potential