Who is eligible?

We recognize Alaskan youth, ages 12-19 statewide. Nominations can be submitted for an individual or a group.

Nominations can come from anyone who wishes to recognize a hard-working Alaskan teenager. Nominations can be made in one of 11 categories. Recommendations often come from school staff and board members, youth clubs and organizations, the business community or other teenagers. Any community member inspired by a teen's efforts can submit a nomination.

It is not necessary to complete every line. Please enter as much information as you can.

Note: do not press the Enter key until ready to submit the form. Use the Tab key to move from field to field.

Person / Group being recognized Person submitting this form
Name: Your Name:
Address: Address:
City / Zip: / City / Zip: /
Nominee Phone: Day Phone:
Email: Evening Phone:
School: Email:
School Address: If a group, name of Adult Advisor:
School City / Zip: / Advisor Day Phone:
School Phone:
School District:
Age or Age Range:
Other References
Reference #1 Name Reference #2 Name
Reference #1 Phone Reference #2 Phone
Please include as much detail and description as possible when answering the following questions. The teen action council will use this information to select media stories and annual recognition winners.
This nomination is for what category?
(select up to two categories--use ctrl-click to select multiple)

Describe youth-led or youth-initiated activities in which the
person/group is involved:
Describe how this person or group helps others or improves the
quality of life in your community. Include qualities that make this person/group interesting, unique or an inspiration to others:
Does this youth-led project address a social problem,
conflict or problem issue in the community? If yes, please describe:
Date(s) of youth-led
event or activities.
How did you hear about Spirit of Youth?
Upload a supporting document such as a photo or newspaper article (OPTIONAL):
PDF files, Word documents, and image files (.jpg, jpeg, .gif, .png, .tiff only)
Note: Please keep file size to less than 15MB. Upload performance will vary depending on the speed of your Internet connection. Larger files may cause the upload to time out.
The information you are sharing will be used only to recognize the nominated youth through the Spirit of Youth program and will not be shared.
Please enter the digits as you see them on screen--this "Human Validation" helps prevent automated SPAM submission.