JUNIOR CITIZEN AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP
What is the Junior Citizen Award and Scholarship?
The Junior Citizen Award is an annual award and scholarship established to recognize and reward a young person who has demonstrated a strong commitment to service and leadership in our community. This service may take many forms, including volunteer work at a school, library, park etc. as an individual or through organizations such as scouts. Candidates should be leaders, demonstrating their leadership in extracurricular activities or some form of civic involvement.
The Junior Citizen Award has been put on hiatus until 2023.
What are the requirements for this award?
Nominators: Any adult (teacher, parent, coach, scout leader, etc.) is qualified to make a nomination.
Applicants: Applications for Junior Citizen Award are now closed. All contestants must be in 7th or 8th grade and have permission from a parent or guardian. Contestants must either 1) reside in Oriole Park, or 2) attend one of the following schools: St. Eugene, Immaculate Conception, St. Monica, St. Paul, or Oriole Park Elementary School.
$250 scholarship to offset costs of books and school. The award is presented at the annual May general meeting of the Oriole Park Community Club. The recipient of the Junior Citizen Award will also be an honored guest in the Annual Independence Day Children's Bike Parade and be recognized at an awards presentation after the parade.
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Picture Caption: 2015 Junior Citizen Award winners A.J. Fundator and Amy Talley honored as Grand Marshall's of 2015 Oriole Park Independence Day Children's Bike Parade.