Spirit of Community Awards to Honor Young Volunteers

Middle and high school students involved in community service are eligible to apply for the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.  Sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Prudential Foundation, these awards are designed to recognize outstanding achievement in the area of community service by middle school and high school students throughout America. An online application form is available at http://spirit.prudential.com and at www.nassp.org/spirit. Top state winners will be awarded an expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C., a cash grant and the President’s Volunteer Service Award.  Other top applicants will receive certificates and awards for their service to others.  The deadline to apply is Nov. 6. For answers to questions, contact Charlotte Jones-Ward at charlotte.jones-ward@education.ohio.gov or (624) 466-8920.