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The Democratic Ideals Award for Outstanding Youth

The Democratic Ideals Award for Outstanding Youth recognizes two local graduating seniors for civic mindedness and engagement, and future civic aspirations. The award honors students who have promoted democratic ideals in their communities during their tenure at high school. Democratic ideals include justice, equity and fairness, inclusiveness, respect for human dignity and rights, generosity, empathy, compassion and civility.  The award is $500 each.  Applicants must attend high school in the San Lorenzo Valley or Scotts Valley. 

The 2024 deadline to apply is midnight on Thursday, April 11, 2024. (The original date of April 7, 2024, has been extended due to Spring Break). More information on the award is available here, and the application form is available here

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