The 20th annual Youth Achievement Awards celebration is scheduled for Sunday, June 10, and nominations of youth ages 11-19 are being accepted. Recognition is a powerful way to help young people feel valued and connected to their community. Up to 300 incredible young people will receive awards.
Coordinated by the Clark County Youth Commission under the guidance of Community Services, the award program recognizes youth who have demonstrated achievement in any of 13 categories. The categories are arts, career development, citizenship, courage, education, empathy, environmental stewardship, family life, inspiration, leadership, personal achievement, sportsmanship, and tolerance.
Anyone may submit nominations, and people may nominate themselves. Nomination forms are online at Clark County Community Services Youth Achievement.
Please mail completed nomination forms to Youth Achievement Celebration, Attn: Clark County Youth House, P.O. Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-5000.
Mailed forms must be postmarked no later than Monday, March 12. Forms may be faxed to 360.397.2164 by 5 p.m. Monday, March 12.
For more information, or to have a nomination form mailed to you, please contact the Clark County Youth House at 360.397.2075 ext. 4122.
The Youth Commission is a leadership development program and advisory board established in 1998. Members from throughout the county provide a youth-oriented point of view to the Clark County Council, county departments and community organizations.