Each year the Board of Directors' acknowledge a few individuals who have gone above and beyond for youth sports and NIGFBA. "For outstanding service to the youth of their community and to the Northern Illinois Girls Feeder Basketball Association." This years recipients are:
- Tracy Putkonen (Grayslake Central and Grayslake North)
- Teresa Kuzmanic (Wheeling)
The board appreciates the efforts that these individuals continue to give for the league.