Gambit readers are asked to nominate their favorite overachievers for our annual "40 Under 40" issue, which will be published Nov. 4. Nominees must meet the following requirements:
• Must be 39 or younger on Nov. 4, 2014.
• Live in the New Orleans area
• Be worthy of distinction. (Elected officials are not eligible.)
Tell us about the nominee's background, job, accomplishments, community involvement and future plans. Be sure to include a correct date of birth as well as a dependable phone number for the nominee. Email nominations to Kandace Graves at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "40 Under 40" in the subject line. No phoned-in nominations allowed. Deadline for nominations: Oct. 7.