SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Junior League of Central Westchester is offering three $300 Volunteer Service Awards to female high school juniors.
The recipients of the awards "will be young women who have demonstrated an exemplary commitment to volunteerism within their community and/or school," representatives said. The purpose of this award is to promote volunteerism and to support the development of young women.
"Do you know a female junior in your school who is making a difference? Is she a leader in school or in her community? Is she someone who cared enough about an issue to take a stand and make a difference? However she has done it, she is making a contribution and we want to hear about her," JLCW representatives said.
The following is the award criteria, according to the JLCW:
- High school junior
- Student in Ardsley, Eastchester, Edgemont, Greenburgh Central, Scarsdale or White Plains School District
- Has demonstrated a commitment to volunteerism between September 2012 and February 2014
- All applications must be submitted by April 24, 2014.
To download an application, residents are asked to visit the JLCW website. Residents can also email firstname.lastname@example.org.