Jaycees accepting nominations for awards
By Staff Reports
Published in News on March 30, 2009 1:46 PM
The Goldsboro Jaycees are currently accepting nominations for outstanding citizens in several categories. The nominees selected will be recognized locally at the Jaycees Annual Distinguished Service Awards Banquet in May.
Nominees for Outstanding North Carolinian should demonstrate exemplary qualities of leadership and community service during their lifetime and be between the ages of 21 and 40 as of Jan. 1.
Nominees for Outstanding Teenager must currently be a senior in high school, have a GPA of 3.0 or greater, and exemplify a well-rounded youth in scholarship, leadership, and community service.
The Outstanding Educator must be a professional educator employed in grades kindergarten through 12 and be between the ages of 21 and 40 as of Jan. 1.
The Outstanding Farmer must be an actual farm operator deriving 2/3 of his/her income through farming and be between the ages of 21 and 40 as of Jan. 1.
Nominees for Outstanding Public Servant must serve as a paid or volunteer correctional officer, firefighter, law enforcement officer or rescuer who has achieved success and leadership in their professions and are currently active in the community through civic work and be between the ages of 21 and 40 as of Jan. 1.
The Outstanding Boss of the Year is presented to a Jaycee employer who has given meritorious service to his/her family, church, community, nation and the Jaycee organization.
The Outstanding Senior Citizen award is to recognize a senior citizen who is over the age of 60 and have shown exemplary qualities of leadership and community service during their lifetime.
Applications may be picked up at the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce at 308 North William Street. The deadline for applications to be submitted is April 15. Applications should be mailed to the Goldsboro Jaycees, P.O. Box 463, Goldsboro NC 27533. For imore information, contact Brandon Whitfield at 440-5913 or email DSA.email@example.com.
The Goldsboro Jaycees is a young persons' leadership training and community service organization. For more information about becoming an active member of the Jaycees, contact Brandon Whitfield at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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