These Croatian American leaders have excelled in their respective fields, and we are proud to be endorsing them as role models for our community’s heritage and cultural values. These Croatian Americans role models were chosen for this award which celebrates the success and commitment they have earned. The NFCACF hopes this program will recognize the achievements of the honorees, encourage them to continue positively impacting the world in their respective careers, promote the Croatian culture
promote the Croatian culture and continue contributing to the global Croatian community. Past recipients include professional sports, actors, musicians, scientists, astronauts and honorees that are highly successful with their professions and are exceptionally committed to the Croatian American community. Some of our well known winners include Annie Bosko, a country western singer, Stipe Miocic, a mixed martial artist and UFC World Champion, Teresa Scanlan, Miss America in 2011 and Miss Nebraska in 2010.
Selections recognize the talent, the accomplishments, the potential and the pride in their Croatian heritage.