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Posted on: February 8, 2019

Arapahoe County Youth Awards Program seeking applications

Youth Award Program

Arapahoe County Youth Awards Program seeking applications 

Program recognizes teens overcoming hardships, serving as community role models

LITTLETON, CO --- The Arapahoe County Mayors & Commissioners Youth Awards Program is seeking applications through March 8, 2019. The program recognizes youth who overcame personal challenges, maintained academic excellence and served as a role model.

In 2018, Arapahoe County honored 38 teens and awarded 16 college scholarships totaling $17,500.

This annual program honors teens from area high schools across the county who have overcome significant personal adversity, such as living with economic hardship or disability; overcoming physical or emotional challenges; providing financial or emotional support to family members; caring for a sick or elderly parent, sibling or friend; or losing or living without a parent or sibling.

Teens can be nominated by schools counselors, teachers, mentors and friends.

To learn more about the Arapahoe County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Awards Program and to submit an application, visit:

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