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Ferndale Youth Assistance invites you to nominate a deserving student or group of students for our “40th Annual Youth Recognition Celebration”on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 6:30-8:00pm at University High School (formerly Coolidge School). Ferndale Youth Assistance will be recognizing youth in two categories: Individual and Group grades K-12. One graduating senior who is nominated may be selected for a $1,000 scholarship from the David Michael Smith Scholarship Fund to pursue higher education.
Individual or group nominations can be made by school staff, church representatives, civic groups, business persons, parents and citizens of the Ferndale School District. Award winners will be nominated on the basis of volunteer services performed in our community within the past year or those who have made remarkable achievements in spite of personal hardship.
PARENTS, YOU ARE MORE THAN WELCOME TO NOMINATE YOUR OWN CHILD IF THEY MEET THE CRITERIA LISTED BELOW.
Criteria for Individual Recognition: Nominating a deserving youth for their ongoing volunteerism, school or community service project, personal acts of heroism or someone who has overcome adversity in spite of personal hardship.
Criteria for Group Recognition: Nominating a deserving group of youth for ongoing volunteerism or school or community service projects, beautification activities, church/youth programs.
Criteria of Youth efforts that will NOT be eligible for the Youth Recognition award may include: athletic award, honor roll, attendance, students performing paid or mandated community services, teacher or instructor assignments.
We would like for the nominator to be detailed when nominating a youth or group for their efforts. We also ask that you take special care when composing your remarks as some of the information can be sensitive in nature. FYA reserves editing rights to all nominations. Deadline for youth nominations is Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
Please return nomination form to FYA located in Ferndale High School by: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2020