39th Annual Youth Recognition Celebration

March 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
University High School
2521 Bermuda St
MI 48220

Sponsored by FYA: Youth Recognition is an annual banquet to celebrate and affirm students for their extraordinary academic accomplishments, involvement in community service projects, overcoming personal tragedies and persevering through adversity, and for serving as role models to students throughout the school district. 

Do you know a deserving K-12 student or group of students?
You have until March 8, 2019 to nominate them!

Click HERE to download the Youth Recognition Nomination Form

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 $1000 scholarship from the David Michael Smith Scholarship Fund to pursue higher education.

The individual award winners, their families and nominators will be mailed/emailed an invitation to attend the Youth Recognition Celebration.

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

The absolute deadline for nominations is Friday, March 8, 2019.  .If the youth meets the above mentioned criteria, please fill out and return the nomination form to:
Ferndale Youth Assistance Office
Ferndale High School
881 Pinecrest
Ferndale, MI 48220

Questions? Please call FYA at (248) 586-8700 or email at melinda.hicks@ferndaleschools.org

We can’t wait to celebrate with you!