WENATCHEE — GWATA is seeking nominees for its annual Innovator Awards Luncheon, which will be held Sept. 25 at the Wenatchee Convention Center.

The following awards will be given out at the event: Entrepreneur of the Year, Innovative Use Of Technology In Business, STEM Champion of the Year, Future Technology Leader of the Year (K-12 Student), and STEM College Student Innovator of the Year (Post-Secondary Student).

Any individual, business or student can submit a nomination for themselves or on behalf of someone else, according to a GWATA press release.

A panel of community judges will review the nominees and the top three finalists in each category will be announced in the weeks leading up to the event.

Nominations will be open until July 26 and can be submitted at gwata.org/innovators.

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