Nominate outstanding Chesterfield youth

The Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development is seeking nominations for the 2013 Outstanding Youth Awards. Youths who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to their communities, neighborhoods or schools, and adults who have contributed positively to the development of youths in the county, are eligible. All nominees must be Chesterfield county residents. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 29, at 5 p.m., to be considered.

Youth nominees must be 12-18 years old, and must have demonstrated one or more of the following traits: courage, compassion, leadership, and community or school service.
Adults older than 18 who have demonstrated fortitude, service or mentorship while serving youths in Chesterfield County are eligible.

Nominees and winners will be recognized at the 30th Annual Outstanding Youth Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 2, at 7 p.m. at Thomas Dale High School. The event is sponsored by the Youth Services Citizen Board and Midlothian Kiwanis Club.

To find a complete list of eligibility requirements and the nomination forms, visit All nominations must be submitted online. Residents who do not have Internet access are encouraged to use the free Internet services available at their local public library. For more information, call 804-796-7100 or email


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