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17th Annual American Youth Character Awards Nominations Due April 7
posted on 03/10/2017.

The Huntington Beach Children’s Needs Task Force, together with the City of Huntington Beach, is accepting nominations for the 17th annual American Youth Character Awards® program to honor young people who are the real heroes and proper role models for their generation.  Young people benefit from examples of good decision making in a world fraught with pressures, temptations and bad examples.  They need to know that they can become admired heroes simply on the strength of their character.

Anyone that is not an immediate family member can nominate a praiseworthy individual by completing the Youth Nomination Form and attaching a brief statement describing the facts that support the nominee as an example of good character. Nominees must be in grades 3-12 and reside in the City of Huntington Beach.  Only individual nominations are accepted.  Group nominations are not eligible. The back of the nomination form provides the criteria that will be used to evaluate the submissions.  Nomination forms can be downloaded at

Completed Youth Nomination Forms can be emailed, mailed, faxed, or personally delivered to:
City of Huntington Beach/Community Services Dept.
Attn: Charlene Gomez
2000 Main Street 
Huntington Beach, California 92648
Email: or Fax: (714) 374-1654

The deadline for submission is Friday, April 7, 2017 at 4 p.m.

Attachment: Nomination_Form_2017_Electronic.pdf

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