General George C. Marshall Youth Leadership Award

Provided by Fort Vancouver National Trust

General George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award was instituted in 1989 to recognize a young person’s commitment to public service and demonstrated leadership potential. This award was created in cooperation with the Marshall Foundation in Lexington, Virginia, to commemorate General Marshall’s two-year residence in Vancouver and to honor the legacy of this world statesman. Two awards are given to Clark County Residents each year at the ceremony. The ADULT LEADERSHIP AWARD is given to a community figure 35 years of age or younger who has demonstrated leadership ability, commitment to public service, academic achievement and potential for an ongoing active role in public service. The YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD was established in 2000, and is presented to a high school Senior who demonstrates leadership, takes a stand for the rights of others, serves as a role model, shows initiative and motivates others to become involved. MARSHALL YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD Nominee/Nomination Deadline: February 15, 2017 by 5PM - deadline for both the nomination and the nominee forms. Nominees for the Marshall Youth Leadership Award must be enrolled in high school (or home schooled) at the 12th grade level and a resident of Clark County, Washington. Selection is based on the nominee's activities and projects demonstrating the values of General Marshall represented as one of America’s leading citizens and soldiers. Award benefits for the General George C. Marshall Youth Leadership Award include: -$2,500 college scholarship -$500 paid summer internship in the Trust’s Celebrate Freedom office -Opportunity to meet with local elected representatives -Opportunity to participate in Celebrate Freedom events including Independence Day at Fort Vancouver, Flag Day at Fort Vancouver and Veterans Parade at Fort Vancouver
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2016 - 2017
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