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Posted on: March 15, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Clear Creek County Mayors and Commissioners Award

The Clear Creek County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award recognizes teenagers between the ages of 13 and 19 who have overcome personal adversity and created positive change in their lives. The awards program provides business, community, and civic leaders an opportunity to actively demonstrate their belief in and support for the young people in our communities.


Teens need recognition and support. The Clear Creek County Mayors and Commissioners Youth Award focuses on teenagers who have triumphed over great odds and who serve as inspirations and role models to their peers. If you know young people who would be good candidates for the Youth Award, please help us identify them by completing the nomination form.


This award encompasses all youth: youth who have not finished school, youth in traditional classroom settings, youth in alternative schools, and emancipated youth.


All nominees are recognized at a dinner held locally. They all receive an award commemorating their achievement and a gift bag. Award winners will also receive $500 for tuition, fees, books, materials, and tools.


Who Can Nominate?

Anyone who is not related to the youth by blood, adoption or marriage.


Applicants must meet the following requirements:

1) Resident of Clear Creek County (CO) at the time of application

2) Must be 13-19 years of age as of December 31, 2021


Be sure to complete the following survey with as much information as possible no later than March 31, 2022. Pertinent supplementary material may be included. Very brief nominations with incomplete information may not be given as much consideration.


All applications are held confidential within the Clear Creek County Department of Human Services.


Questions: Please reach out to Lauren Courtney, Department of Human Services, or Tracy Troia @   



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