NOMINATE A STUDENT
The Brooklyn Nets All-Star Awards presented by Hospital for Special Surgery recognize high school students in the tri-state area that display leadership qualities in the classroom and in their community all while demonstrating the value of education, good work ethic and community service.
Monthly nominees will be announced beginning October 25. Each monthly nominee will be given the opportunity to attend the last Brooklyn Nets regular season game where they will be honored on court. One of the nominees will be announced as the winner and receive the Brooklyn Nets All-Star Award, a VIP Experience, and a $3,000 grant for their school.SUBMIT A NOMINATION
All high school students 14 years of age and older in the Tri-State area are eligible to enter, with the award based on the below values:
Displays an extraordinary level of intellectual engagement and academic achievement during high school career.
Serves as a role model for compassion and service and strives to make their community a better place.
Reliable, dedicated, and possessing an attitude that demonstrates a desire to constantly improve.
Strong leader who inspires direction and motivates others in and out of the classroom.
ABOUT HOSPITAL FOR SPECIAL SURGERY
HSS is the world's leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the tenth consecutive year), No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2019-2020), and named a leader in pediatric orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report "Best Children's Hospitals" list (2019-2020). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has one of the lowest infection rates in the country and was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State. In addition, HSS will be opening a new facility in Florida in early 2020. In 2018, HSS provided care to 139,000 patients and performed more than 32,000 surgical procedures, and people from all 50 U.S. states and 80 countries travelled to receive care at HSS. There were more than 37,000 pediatric visits to the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion for treatment by a team of interdisciplinary experts. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The HSS Education Institute is the world's leading provider of education on musculoskeletal health, with its online learning platform offering more than 600 courses to more than 21,000 medical professional members worldwide. Through HSS Global Ventures, the institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally. www.hss.edu.