• Celebrating a Commitment to a Better Coweta

    One of the highlights of the civic year in Coweta County is the announcement of the Citizen of the Year. This award, presented annually by the Kiwanis Clubs of Coweta County, is designed to honor an individual with outstanding leadership and citizenship within our community, someone who has demonstrated exemplary vision, civic pride, and a strong commitment to a better Coweta.

  • The Citizen of the Year award annually recognizes an individual with the following characteristics:

    • The nominee should live in Coweta County, and his/her activities should be centered in Coweta County and the surrounding area.
    • Consideration will be given to those who demonstrate leadership and performance in multiple areas of community service over a period of years.
    • The nominee may be an individual from any walk of life, and there are no requirements or restrictions relating to gender, age, race, religion or ethnic background.

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  • Cynthia Bennett serves on the Coweta Community Foundation, where she has recently become chairman and coordinates the community service team for teens, and the board of Meals on Wheels of Coweta, where she serves as president.  Bennett also volunteers as community liaison for the Newnan-Coweta Chamber of Commerce. Bennett serves on the Coweta Public Facilities Authority and has been a member of the Coweta Ballot Review Board since 2017. A retired social studies teacher, she volunteers at the Central Educational Center and makes the annual Career Works event a success.  




  • 2023 Citizen of the Year 
    Cynthia Bennett

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  • 2022 Citizen of the Year 
    Miss Norma Haynes

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  • 2020 Citizen of the Year
    Garnet Reynolds

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