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'Youth Recognition Program' To Honor Deserving Youth


March 18, 2005

Ketchikan, Alaska - The Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce Workforce Development & Education Committee announced the continuation of their sponsorship of the Youth Recognition Program.  This program is designed to honor the youth of Ketchikan who are deserving of public acknowledgement. The award is given to up to three students in grades 4 - 12 who have made a significant or unique contribution to their school, shown leadership qualities, and have maintained scholastic excellence.

The Chamber of Commerce plans to highlight the award recipients in a news profile, host them at a Chamber Luncheon and present them with a Certificate of Recognition.

To nominate an outstanding young person, simply write a brief description of your nominee.  Include their name, grade level, and contributions to their school or community, leadership qualities, academic achievement and any other facts that support your nomination.  Include your address and your nominees address and your phone numbers.

Mail nominations to:

Workforce Development & Education Committee
Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 5957
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

Or E-mail nominations to:

The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 29, 2005. If you have any questions or comments regarding the Youth Recognition Program, call the Chamber office at 225-3184.




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