Outstanding Phoenix Youth Leader of the Year Award Application
The Outstanding Phoenix Youth Leader (OPYL) of the Year program recognizes and honors achievements of young people. It enhances the perception of youth. And, it raises community awareness of the positive contributions of youth.
Each year, 16 high school students are selected as council district winners and recognized at an event. The teacher who inspired them the most also is honored. Each of the district winners will receive a cash award. From the district winners, the two overall winners will be announced and each will receive an additional cash award.
Winners from each council district, and the citywide Outstanding Phoenix Youth Leader of the Year, will be recognized. District winners also will have an opportunity to participate in citywide programs and special appearances to promote youth issues.
Please review the eligibility requirements below before completing this application.
To be considered for the program, you must meet the following criteria:
To complete the application process, you will need to attach the following supporting documents.
1. Recommendation Form (to be completed by the person who writes your recommendation)
2. Letter of Recommendation (to be completed by the person who completed and signed the recommendation form)
3. Affidavit of Lawful Presence Form
4. Copy of Photo ID (or document indicated in Affidavit of Lawful Presence)
Please submit ONLY PDF's of the documents
If you have questions, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 602-495-0311.