York County, Virginia

2019 Outstanding Youth Award Scholarship Program

Nominations due by February 20

January 18, 2019
     You are invited to help celebrate York County’s high school aged youth by nominating a deserving student for the York County 2019 Outstanding Youth Award Scholarships.  Sponsored each year by the Board of Supervisors and the Youth Commission, the award scholarship program contains four categories:  Community Service, Compassion, Courage, and Overall Achievement.  A $1,000 scholarship for post high school education or vocational training will be awarded in each of these four categories.  Nominations are due at the Parks and Recreation office (100 County Drive) by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 20. 
     Nominees must be York County residents currently enrolled in grades 9 – 12 in a public, private, or home school.  After reviewing nominations, a selection committee will choose the four award recipients – one for each category.  Outstanding Youth Award winners, their families, and nominators will be invited to a reception where the winners will be formally recognized.  Following the reception, the awards will be presented at the May 21 Board of Supervisors’ meeting. 
     All nominees will receive a letter and certificate from the Board of Supervisors congratulating the individual on his/her nomination. 
     Nomination forms and complete program details are available on the York County Youth Commission’s Web site at www.ycyc.info.  Forms also are available at:

  • Yorktown and Tabb Libraries
  • Williamsburg and James City County Libraries
  • Children and Family Services office at the Griffin-Yeates Center (1490 Government Rd. in Williamsburg)
  • Parks and Recreation office at 100 County Drive, Yorktown, 23692 (located in the York County Operations Center just off Goodwin Neck Road) 

     For more information, please call the York County Parks and Recreation office at (757) 890-3500.

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