Now Soliciting Nominations for the Fourth Annual “Young & Amazing Awards”

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THE 2019 YOUNG & AMAZING AWARDS is an awards program spotlighting deserving youth in our community. 

Do you know an amazing young person in Central New York?  

Someone who has:

– Done great things in philanthropy, academics, or sports

– Overcome adversity, volunteers, or has done something heroic?

– Or is a future visual artist in the making?

We want to recognize these young people at the fourth annual CNY Young & Amazing Awards, March 7, 2018 at the Everson Museum.  Winners of each award will receive a $500 scholarship to use for their future or to continue to help the community. 

To nominate someone amazing, go to 

Nominees must be age 20 and younger. 


Academics, Science. A young person who excels, or made great strides, in Science. Presented by Cryomech 

Academics, Math. A young person who excels, or made great strides, in Math. Presented by Dermody Burke & Brown 

Academic, Engineering & Technology. A young person who excels, or made great strides, in Engineering or Technology. Presented by OBG

Health & Wellness. A young person who created a healthier learning community or living environment – could be someone who fights childhood obesity, undernourishment and physical inactivity. Presented by Wegmans 

Philanthropy. A young person who demonstrated commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, or volunteering. Presented by The CNY Community Foundation 

Athletic sportsmanship. A young person who exhibits diligence, conscientiousness, courtesy, self-control, and honor at all times in athletic sports and competitions. Presented by The Syracuse Crunch

Overcoming Great Odds. A young person who made significant strides forward despite physical, economical, mental or environmental challenges. Presented by The Honda Dealers Association

It takes a Village. This category is for a group, or team, that has done something great. This could be a Girl Scout or Boy Scout troupe, a church group, a community team. Presented by Advance Media NY

Art. A young person who has shown an outstanding talent in visual arts. (Must submit three .jpg files showcasing the nominees art) Presented by The Everson Museum 

Entries due: January 25th, 2019.

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