United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area is presently accepting nominations for its Student Service Awards that recognize exceptional high school students for their outstanding commitment to our community through volunteerism or service-learning. Students from each public and private high school in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson Counties are eligible to receive the award. We know that Western Albemarle High School has plenty of community minded students who are very committed to serving their community; the United Way would like to receive several nominations from each school, and so far that has not happened.
Nominations are accepted until February 25 from citizens, nonprofit organizations, public agencies, schools, religious organizations and by the students themselves. The nominees and recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony on April 12, which will be co-sponsored by the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation to honor their Youth Service Award Committee student participants.
For nomination criteria, go to www.UnitedWayTJA.org to download the forms, or call Jessica Snyder, United Way Volunteer Center Director, at 434-972-1705.
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