Young community stewards are being recognized through Community Mobilization Prince Albert’s I Will Achieve Awards, this month.
Three local youth will be awarded $1,000 each, to be paid directly to the institution of their choice — examples being an art school or sports group — so they can afford to participate.
The criteria for these three awards have been sent to the local school divisions, and include the following:
1. Have the ability and the will to realize their goals, but need financial support to do so.
2. Be a positive role model for youth.
3. Be a good citizen.
Students from Grades 5 to 12 are up for consideration.
Nomination forms are available on Community Mobilization Prince Albert (CMPA)’s Facebook page.
Those who want to nominate a youth should get in contact with their local school, CMPA education representative Shelley Storey-Humble said.
Nomination forms can be faxed to 764-2488, and more information can be gathered on CMPA’s Facebook page or by calling Storey-Humble at 765-2898.
The CMPA I Will Achieve Awards Selection Committee will consider nominations after the final deadline on Oct. 26.
The three $1,000 prizes are being awarded through Sgt. Brent Kalinowski and Const. Matthew Gray, who received a $5,000 monetary prize alongside this year’s Minister of Justice National Youth Policing Award.
“They wanted to give it back to the youth in the community,” Storey-Humble said.
The $2,000 balance will also be awarded to youth, the specifics of which have yet to be decided.