Youth achievers to be commended

Staff ~ The Prince Albert Daily Herald
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Young community stewards are being recognized through Community Mobilization Prince Albert’s I Will Achieve Awards, this month.

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. 

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