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Program Honors Inspirational Young People in Sacramento County

“Youth Inspire!” Award Nominations Deadline Extended to February 15


The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) is announcing the extension of the deadline for nominations submitted for the Youth Inspire! Award. The honor is for young people recognized for their positive efforts, strong character, and achievements throughout Sacramento County.

Nomination forms will be accepted through February 15, 2008. Nominations can be submitted online or downloaded for printing.

Those eligible for nomination are Sacramento County residents, ages 5-21 years, who are making positive contributions to their community and/or demonstrating significant achievement or character. Any person—including parents, teachers, employers, and clergy—may submit a nomination. Nominations may also be submitted by an organization. The names of nominators will remain confidential.

The Youth Inspire! Award consists of a personalized letter of congratulations, a certificate, and an invitation to an awards ceremony.

Youth Inspire! was launched in 2002 by the Prevention and Student Services Department of the Sacramento County Office of Education and the Youth Inspire! Partnership Council. Council members include representatives from Elk Grove Unified School District, Folsom Cordova Unified School District, Sacramento City Unified School District, San Juan Unified School District, California Parks and Recreation Society, Sacramento City Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Sacramento County Office of Education.

Do you know a young person who deserves recognition for displaying strong character and who is making a difference in the local Sacramento County community? If so, then consider nominating that young person for the Youth Inspire! Award.

For details about Youth Inspire!, email Project Specialist Lynn Milan at the Sacramento County Office of Education.