OUR YOUTH PROJECTS
Search for Talent
The Search for Talent Program is to provide youth an opportunity to improve their talents by performing publicly in friendly competition. This is one of our most popular Service to Youth programs. There are three age divisions in the competitions -- Primary, Junior and Senior. The first place winners go on to the regional competition.
The A.C.E. (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award recognizes high school students who have had to overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles and are now eligible for high school graduation.
This is a positive program with two key objectives. First, it helps encourage students to overcome their hardships and get back on track toward a high school diploma. Second, the award recognizes those students who are often overlooked for their accomplishments. This special recognition serves as a powerful example to all students that hard work and perseverance really do pay.
Youth of the Year
The Youth of the Year Award honors outstanding students in the community who have exhibited excellence in academics and leadership. This program not only enhances career opportunities for those honored, it also promotes good citizenship, a desire for greater scholastic achievement, and the development of well-rounded personalities to other young adults in the community.