In conjunction with the Champions Gala, 4C for Children also honors a high school project led and implemented by students in grades 9-12 who are taking action on behalf of children – locally or abroad. High school projects anywhere in 4C’s multi-county service area are eligible to apply for the Champions for Children: The Next Generation Award if they meet these criteria:
- 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.
- A project application must be submitted by a teacher, service learning coordinator, or a school administrator (principal, guidance counselor).
- A project must be complete or able to show evidence of success by the time of its application.
Previous Award Winners
- Alex and Hannah Laman of Loveland High School: Adopt A Book
- Aiken New Tech High School: Aiken-Largo School Project in Sierra Leone
- Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy: Starbound Stewart Dance Program
- Kenton County Schools: Hanner’s Helpers
- Mariemont High School Key Club: 5K race for The Eliminate Project
- Moeller High School: Corryville Little Buddies/Mentoring
- Sole Bros: Sneakers for Children in Need
- St. Xavier High School: Big Buddies Project