1. The match has demonstrated significant impact for the Little.Big has helped his/her Little overcome obstacles to achieve positive outcomes. This is evidenced by the Little’s academic and/or behavioral achievements and their reaching of major milestones (i.e. improved academic performance and attendance, graduation, college attendance, avoidance of delinquency and risky behaviors, respect of authority and peers).2. The match has demonstrated an impact in the Little’s social/emotional improvements.The Little has shown increased confidence, improved relationships with family and peers, an interest of setting goals for his/her future and a desire of higher aspirations for his/herself.3. Nominee has been highly engaged in the mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters.Recruitment of volunteers.Promoting Big Brothers Big Sisters in the community and/or workplace.Supporting and/or hosting fundraising efforts.4. The Big has shown excellence as an advocate for Big Brothers Big Sisters.Through public appearances and/or interviews on behalf of the local Affiliate, Big speaks positively about their experience and actively promotes our one-to-one mentoring model in print, TV, radio and/or social media.5. The match has been together for at least two years6. The Parent, Little, and Big would all be willing to write a personal essay about their experience in the BBBS Program. The Little and Big would be willing to speak at the National Conference if awarded Big of the Year for BBBS of America.