The 2024 Cintas Custodian of the Year contest nomination period is now closed.

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for this year’s contest. We will announce the Top 10 and public voting will begin around March 5.

Cintas will award $10,000 to the winning custodian and $5,000 in Cintas and Rubbermaid products and services to the winner’s school. On top of that, the winner’s school will receive a complete facility assessment and Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) Advanced by GBAC certification from ISSA, The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, valued at $20,000. Cintas will also award the winner’s school a pizza party for all staff and students. The nine finalists who round out the Top 10 will receive $1,000 each on behalf of Cintas, a cleaning supply package from Rubbermaid and complimentary tuition to one ISSA Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) virtual training event, valued at $1,500. Again this year, the Top 3 finalists will also receive an all-expense-paid trip for two to the ISSA Show North America in Las Vegas in November where they’ll be celebrated for their accomplishments.

Do you know a custodian who works tirelessly to keep their school clean and safe for students, staff and visitors? Nominate them today for 2025!

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Past Winners

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2024 Contest Official Rules

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