Life Connected Award



The Life Connected award is awarded to an individual who has made a difference in the lives of many through positive connections. The award recognizes selfless efforts to connect people and overcome obstacles while embodying Celina’s core values: Integrity, Community, Excellence, and Service.  

  • Must be resident of Celina or business owner/supporter
  • Embodies Core Values of City
  • Embodies the spirit of Life Connected
  • Honors the values of Faith, Family, and Friends
  • Demonstrates behavior that goes above and beyond normal activities
  •  City employees past/present are not eligible

Click here to nominate an outstanding individual.

2021 Life Connected Award Recipient: Jai Harris


2021 Life Connected Award Recipient: Diego Matehuala


2020 Life Connected Award Recipient: Carter Morris

Carter Morris, President\CEO Grace Bridge Food Bank, Master Cares - Africa, Master Cares Foundation Inc.


Executive Director

Grace Bridge Food Bank



Prestonwood Baptist Church


Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Masters of Arts

Field Of Study Christian Education and Church Leadership