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SWAGGER Award Nomination Forms Available Online September 14, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 7, 2016

For more information, please contact:
Nancy Woolery, Staff Liaison, City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Children and Youth, 812.349.3851

SWAGGER Award Nomination Forms Available Online September 14, 2016

Bloomington, Ind. - The City of Bloomington Commission on the Status of Children and Youth is seeking nominations for the second annual SWAGGER (Students Who Act Generously, Grow, and Earn Respect) Awards. Nomination forms will be available online at www.bloomington.in.gov/cscy beginning September 14 through October 14, 2016.

The purpose of the SWAGGER Award is to honor youth who have a commitment to certain causes or have displayed actions that have improved their lives and/or the lives of others around them. Nominees can be recognized by their peers, mentors, parents, friends, clergy, and educators.

This award is open to students who live or attend school within the geographical boundaries of the Monroe County Community School Corporation. Award categories are K-3, 4-6, 7-8 and 9-12. Mayor John Hamilton will present the awards to four students at a ceremony on Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 6:00pm in the City Hall Atrium, 401 North Morton Street.

The Commission on the Status of Children and Youth promotes connections in our community which empower, enhance, and nurture children and youth. For additional information on the SWAGGER Award or the work of the Commission, contact CSCY staff liaison Nancy Woolery at wooleryn@bloomington.in.gov or 812.349.3851.

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