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IDAHO FALLS — The Greater Teton BYU Management society wants to award someone who has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to moral and ethical leadership in Southeast Idaho, according to a news release.

The society offers two types of awards, the Granite Pillar award and the Ida Hardcastle Granite Pillar scholarship. Nominations maybe submitted for both awards.

A total of three awards will be given. Two students will be awarded $2000 from the Granite Pillar scholarship to be used at their school of choice, and the other nominee will receive the Granite Pillar award .

To make a nomination, submit a one-page summary that explains how this individual has demonstrated moral and ethical leadership.

All nominations must be submitted to Blayne Andersen at by March 31.

Those who have received the Granite Pillar award previously include Ida Hardcastle, Glenn Dalling, Jack Parry, Doug Andrus Jr., Brent Tueller, Gerald Taylor and Roland Romrell.

The Granite Pillar Award will given May 19, 2017 at the Eighth Annual Granite Pillar Award Banquet. The dinner and ceremony at the Idaho Falls Hilton Garden Inn will begin at 6:15 p.m.

At the banquet, the two high school students will also be awarded $2,000 scholarships in the name of the 2016 Granite Pillar Award winner, Ida Hardcastle.

Tickets for the 8th Annual Granite Pillar Award Banquet are available online. The event is $25 per person, and an RSVP is required.

Find out more here.

The BYU Management Society strives to “build moral and ethical leadership around the world.” The Greater Teton Chapter covers Southeast Idaho and Western Wyoming area. The local chapter will select one of the nominees to receive the award based on their lifetime of achievement in moral and ethical leadership.