Nominate a Great Ohioan 2024
October 23, 2023

Nominate a Great Ohioan
(Columbus, Ohio) – The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board (CSRAB) and the Capitol Square Foundation (CSF) announce that the nomination process for the 2024 “Great Ohioans Award” is now open and the CSF is accepting nominations. The Great Ohioan 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. To be selected for the Great Ohioan Award, the nominee must have resided in Ohio for a minimum of five years. In addition, at least 25 years must have passed since the event in which the nominee participated is being commemorated. Nomination deadline is Sunday, December 3, 2023.

The list of Great Ohioans includes 59 people with notable achievements. Neil Armstrong, Toni Morrison and Judith Resnik are among the names of those who made their mark in our history. An exhibit at the Ohio Statehouse Museum Education Center lets visitors learn about the recipients of the Great Ohioan award and discover how they affected local, national and world history. The display uses videos, facts and photos to explore the life and legacy of each Great Ohioan.

For more information on the Great Ohioan Award and to nominate an individual, please visit and

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