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|Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2009 6:08 pm Post subject: Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes 4/30
|Nominations Invited for Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
Deadline: April 30, 2008
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes honors outstanding young leaders in the United States and Canada who have made a positive difference to people and the planet.
Nominees may range in age from 8 to 18 and must have been the prime mover of a community service activity and demonstrated pos- itive spirit and high moral purpose in accomplishing their goals.
Nominees must also be current legal residents of the United States or Canada have participated in their heroic work within the twelve months prior to the nomination deadline.
Youth must be nominated by responsible adults (teacher or librar- ian, school counselor, youth service official, religious leader,
etc.) who have solid knowledge of their heroic activities but who are not related to the nominee.
Winners of the prize will each receive $2,500 to be applied to their higher education or to their service project.
Visit the Barron Prize Web site for complete program information.