Nominate a Terrific Kid for the Suffolk Youth Achievement Awards

Do you know an awesome Suffolk kid who deserves recognition? Nominate him or her for a Suffolk Youth Achievement Award!

The Suffolk Department of Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission, in conjunction with the Suffolk Office on Youth, is accepting nominations now for kids who have significantly impacted the lives of local residents and inspired others.

The categories are as follows:

  • Outstanding Community Service Award
  • Outstanding Athletic Achievement Award—HIGH SCHOOL ONLY
  • Outstanding Athletic Participation Award –MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY
  • Outstanding Youth Leadership Award
  • Rising Star Award
  • Outstanding Group Citizenship Award
  • Outstanding Performing Arts Award

The awards banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, June 7, 2016.

Nomination packets are located online at  Deadline for submission is May 13, 2016. For more information, contact Rickeda Fofana at (757) 514-4503 or