To encourage additional nominations, the deadline to nominate young people for the Governor’s Outstanding Youth Volunteer Service Awards has been extended until Feb. 28. T
The awards recognize the important contributions that Delaware’s youth volunteers make to their communities through volunteerism. Award recipients will be honored at a special ceremony April 25 at Dover Downs Hotel.
The awards honor individuals, school organizations and community groups in the areas of arts and culture; education; community service; environment; health; human needs; and social justice. Nominees, 18 and younger, who were enrolled in an elementary, middle, high school or home school at the time of their service, are eligible. Volunteer efforts must have been performed during 2012.