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The Gentlemen Showcase

Recognizing Chivalry Since 2010.

The Gentlemen Showcase
is an annual national contest sponsored by the Network of enlightened Women (NeW)
to recognize and honor young gentlemen, because yes, young gentlemen do exist.

Despite what you may have read in the news lately, many young men are polite, act with integrity, and treat everyone with the respect they deserve. These men of integrity rise above the trending misconception that all men are predators. They stand by their values, fight for good in their communities, seek social justice, and advocate for positive change. We want to honor these young men—and encourage more of them.

Since 2010, The Gentlemen Showcase has been praising the good men out there. We are counting on you to tell America who they are through nominations—including an example or a short description of why your nominee is a gentleman. Once nominated, you will then have the opportunity to vote and share. Both the winning nominee and nominators will receive a prize.

Young men will compete in two categories, the College Contest (undergraduate students) or the Under 30 Contest (graduate students and young professionals). The winning gentleman of each category will be awarded a donation of $1,000 for the charity of his choice and a prize from one of our sponsors for himself. The nominator of each winning gentleman receives a gift package from Kendra Scott valued at $260*!

Contest Timeline

February 1-14: Nominations Accepted
February 15: Voting Opens
February 28: Contest Closes
March 2: Winners Announced

Click here to read the Official Rules.

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Cast your vote below for the gentleman that you believe deserves the title "NeW Gentleman of the Year."

2018 Nominations

College Gents

Click here to view the 2018 College Gentleman of the Year nominees

See the nominees

Gents Under 30

Click here to view the 2018 Under 30 Gentleman of the Year nominees

See the nominees

Press

Click here to view full press coverage of the Gentlemen Showcase.

For media inquiries, email [email protected].

Past Winners

These are the previous NeW Gentlemen of the Year who exemplify how men should treat women on campus and in their communities.

Bill Dowhy
Leadership Institute
2017 Gentleman of the Year
Rick El-Rassy
University of Florida
2017 Gentleman of the Year
Andrew Sund
Florida State University
2016 College Gentleman
Gabriel Nadales
2016 Gentleman of the Year
Brandon Thompson
Cornell University
2015 College Gentleman
Trevor Pollo
Regent University
2015 Gentleman Under 30
Ivan Yim
University of Florida
2014 Gentleman of the Year
Alfonse Muglia
Cornell University
2013 Gentleman of the Year
Jack Loonam
University of Georgia
2012 Gentleman of the Year
Bryant Condrey
Patrick Henry College
2011 Gentleman of the Year
David Diviglio
University of Florida
2010 Gentleman of the Year
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