The Michigan NENA Young Hero Committee in coordination with the Michigan Chapter of NENA is committed to recognizing children who have dialed 9-1-1 to save a life, protect property, or report a crime.

Nominations must be completed by March 1st, 2023 

If you have you have a young hero you would like to nominate, please complete the nomination form and submit it to the Young Hero Committee

Requirements Are:

  • The event must have occurred between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.
  • The child must be 12 years old or younger at the time of the call.
  • The child must have dialed 9-1-1 to save a life, protect property or report a crime
  • The event must have a positive outcome
  • The family must consent to the nomination
  • An audio of the call must be included in the nomination
  • Nomination forms must be received by 4:00pm March 1st, 2023.
  • The family must be willing to travel to the annual 911 Conference location (Kalamazoo, April 2023).
  • If you aren’t sure if your child caller qualifies, submit your nomination form and let the committee decide.

Please submit a complete form for each nomination. If you have trouble attaching the recordings and documents please reach out to Samantha Sturgis at with a subject line of YOUNG HERO.

Please follow the link here to fill out the form