• Youth Link awards nominations open

    Nominations are now open for Bellevue youth for the 30th annual Community Leadership Awards presented by Bellevue Youth Link, a youth leadership program sponsored by the City of Bellevue and Bellevue Public Schools.

    Nominations are due by May 8. Awards were to be presented at a ceremony on May 27, but that has been canceled due to coronavirus social distancing orders. Winners will be notified by phone or email.

    Nominations are being accepted in the following categories:

    1.      Advocacy for Cultural & Heritage Pride
    2.      Advocacy for Social Justice – Individual
    3.      Advocacy for Social Justice – Group
    4.      Advocacy for Education
    5.      Advocacy for Family Support
    6.      Advocacy for Well Being 
    7.      Advocacy in Sports & Recreation
    8.      Environmental Champion
    9.      Excellence in Youth Arts
    10.    Outstanding Inclusivity & Allyship
    11.    Outstanding Creative & Innovative Thinker
    12.    Outstanding Elementary School Student
    13.    Outstanding Middle School Student
    14.    Outstanding High School Student
    15.    Outstanding Youth Volunteer
    16.    Unsung Hero
    17.    Norm Maleng Social Justice Award*
    18.    Bellevue Youth Council “MVP” Award*
    19.    Phil Kushlan Volunteer Award*

    *Bellevue Youth Link participation is required for these awards.

    For more information, please contact Patrick Alina, Bellevue Youth Link program coordinator, at 425-452-5254 or palina@bellevuewa.gov.

    Published on 02/19/2020