Crystal Awards

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The Crystal Awards, hosted annually by the East Lansing City Council, honor individuals, businesses, professionals, non-profits and community groups that have made an outstanding contribution to community life in East Lansing. Crystal Award recipients are dedicated to enhancing the East Lansing community. They demonstrate a passion and commitment to creating a healthy and vibrant community and serve as an inspiration to others.
View past recipients (1998-2014)

2015 Recipients Announced
The City of East Lansing recognized four Crystal Award recipients at a community reception on April 29. EVENT PHOTOS. The recipients were the Rotary Club of East Lansing, Yvette Robinson, Joan Fairey and John Duley. READ 2015 RECIPIENT BIOS.

2016 Nominations - It's never too early to nominate!
The City of East Lansing is currently accepting community nominations for the 2016 Crystal Awards. Community members are encouraged to help honor East Lansing’s unsung heroes by submitting an ONLINE nomination.

Selection Criteria
All nominations are reviewed by a community selection committee and four recipients will be selected. Recipients are dedicated to enhancing the East Lansing community. They demonstrate a passion and commitment to creating a healthy and vibrant community and serve as an inspiration to others. View Selection Criteria.