The Youth Achievers Award Year 12 is on!
The premier venue for the selection of General Santos City’s outstanding youth groups and individuals has just been launched for the year 2011!
We are talking of course about the Youth Achiever’s Award which is now on its 12th year. Jointly undertaken by the Youth Affairs and Development Office of the local government of General Santos City and the Sangguniang Kabataan of GenSan, this awards group aims to discover exceptional young generals who could serve as instruments of inspiration to their peers.
According to hardworking YADO Chief Elmer Cequina, the Youth Achiever’s Award will still have two categories – the Individual and Group Categories.
Under the Individual Category, four awardees will be chosen from each of these classifications:
- In-School Youth Category (High School and College)
- Young Professionals, Entrepreneurs and Workers Category
- Cultural Communities Youth and Youth with Special Needs Categories
- Youth Excellence in the Artistic Discipline
Each of the individual winners will receive P10,000.
The awardee for the Group Category on the other hand will be chosen based on these criteria:
- Impact in the Community
- Social Mobilization
- Innovativeness, and
The winning group will bring home P50,000!
The Deadline for the submission of Application for this year’s Youth Achievers Award is on October 14, 2011.
Awarding Ceremonies will be on December 9, 2011.
For more information, please contact the Youth Achievers Award Secretariat at the Youth Affairs Development Office, 2/F Coshera Building, CENRO Compound, City Hall Complex, GenSan. You may also call them at (083) 302-2678. You may also inquire from your Sangguniang Kabataan representatives. Kuha nyo?