Centennial Youth Commission Accepting Applications for Annual Achievement Award
The Centennial Youth Commission is now accepting applications for its Youth Achievement Awards program.
According to a city release, the program honors and recognizes selected youth residing in the City of Centennial who have significantly impacted the Centennial community through volunteer work or other special deeds and actions with a $500 scholarship.
Five high school students will be selected to receive the scholarship, which is funded by the commission and SAFEBuilt Colorado. The award contributions must be used for educational purposes such as tuition, books or school supplies. Below is the application criteria:
- The applicant legally resides in the city at the time of application and presentation of award.
- The applicant must be a high school student.
- The applicant has made a significant contribution to the community.
- The applicant’s qualifying project or the performance of qualifying deeds or actions identified in the application were conducted within 24 months prior to the date that the application is received.
- The City of Centennial must receive all required application materials including adult recommendations by 5 p.m. Monday, February 16, 2015.
The application process also includes a short application, 500 word essay and letter of recommendation. Applications are on the city’s website and can also be picked up at the Centennial Civic Center. Mail completed applications to 13133 E. Arapahoe Rd., Centennial, CO 80112, or send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please contact Angela Engel at 303-754-3316.
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