The ACCORD Youth Service Award honors an eleventh or twelfth grade student in the Allegany County School District that has demonstrated exemplary leadership in the war against poverty; and who has shown a commitment to ACCORD's mission, vision, and core values. The recipient will be featured in ACCORD's newsletter, and on ACCORD's Facebook page and website. The recipient will also receive a monetary award and certificate.
To be eligible, the applicant must be a part of the Allegany County School District; in the eleventh or twelfth grade; and have demonstrated superior leadership in, and contributions toward, the war against poverty. In addition, involvement in the following activities are considered important: - Volunteering in the community
- Advocating for social justice
- Community mobilization and change
Your application will be submitted automatically when you click the 'Submit' button after you've completed the application. Please note, deadline for submission is Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
A committee of ACCORD Board Members will narrow the selection down to three finalists. The three finalists' applications will then be submitted to the full ACCORD Board of Directors for the final selection of the award recipient. The award recipient will then be notified by mail of his or her selection, at which time arrangements will be made for the recipient to be honored and presented with the award.
Click the following link to submit your application by May 4, 2022: 2022 ACCORD Youth Service Award.