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The 30 in Their 30's segment of The List will highlight 30 East Texans who stand out in business, law, real estate, civic life or culture — and who are in their 30's.


  • Anyone in the East Texas area who is age 30-39 as of the nomination end date.
  • Nominee’s must reside in the following counties: Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Trinity, Upsher, Van Zandt, Wood.


All nominations are taken via our online form which will be active during the nomination period.  We do not accept any nominations that are not submitted via the online form.

Nomination Dates: TBD

Common Questions

What makes a good nominee?
We are looking for game changers! Perhaps she has started a company or is shaking up an existing enterprise (in a good way). Perhaps he already has made an impact through politics, philanthropy or civic service. Or maybe this is simply someone whose star shines so bright it's hard to ignore.

Will the nominees be notified?
No, we will not tell the nominees that they received a nomination.

Can I nominate more than one teacher?
Certainly! in fact, we encourage it.

Will I be identified as the nominee?
No, we will not name the nominators.

How will the top teachers be selected?
The Editorial Advisory Board will review the nominations based on certain criteria.

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