4C Seeks Applicants for High School Youth Award

September 7, 2016

Aiken Youth Award 2015

4C for Children will once again honor "Champions for Children: The Next Generation" with its sixth annual youth award. The award celebrates a high school project led and implemented by students in grades 9-12 who are taking action on behalf of children—locally or abroad.
Criteria for Application:
High school projects located in 4C for Children's multi-county service area are eligible if they meet these criteria:

  1. A project must demonstrate the direct involvement of high school students and do one or more of the following:
    • empower and educate young children through direct service
    • provide leadership or raise awareness on an issue that impacts young children
    • improve the quality of life of young children.
  2. A project application must be submitted by a teacher, service learning coordinator or a school administrator (principal, guidance counselor).
  3. A project must be complete or able to show evidence of success by the time of its application.

Applications must be submitted no later than Oct. 14, 2016.
The award-winning project and its team will be announced in November. The award will be presented at 4C for Children's Champions for Children Gala at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on Feb. 11, 2017.

Pictured above: Students at Cincinnati's Aiken New Tech High School received the 2015 Champions for Children: The Next Generation Award for their work supporting the education of children in a Sierra Leone village.