Celebrating 20 Outstanding Youth Leaders

ATLANTA—Do you know a high school student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills by starting their own business or charity or given back to the community an extraordinary way? 21st Century Leaders (21CL), a business-led initiative and non-profit that provides youth leadership program for Georgia high school students, is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 9TH annual Georgia Youth Leadership Awards.

21st Century Leaders’ Georgia Youth Leaders Awards honors 20 outstanding youth leaders under the age of 20 throughout the state who have made a significant impact locally or globally. Candidates eligible for nomination must be a Georgia high school student, living in Georgia, who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills.

The final 20 award winners are honored, in celebration with National Youth Leadership Month at the Georgia Youth Leadership Awards on Saturday, February 11, 2017 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia. Each awardee will be presented with a $250 mini-grant and specially recognized by Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 members.

Once nominations are in, a distinguished panel of professionals, volunteers, and 40 under 40 members will thoroughly review each candidate and select the top 20. The final awardees will be selected and notified in January. Submission deadline is Friday, December 2, 2016. Nominations can be made online at www.21stcenturyleaders.org or click on the link here.

For more information on the Georgia Youth Leadership Awards and to see former winners, please visit www.21stcenturyleaders.org.

About 21st Century Leaders
Established in 1991, 21st Century Leaders (21CL) is a business-led leadership and talent development program designed to offer high school students an unparalleled access to business and college interaction that transforms lives. 21CL are thousands of diverse high school students and business leaders from across the state of Georgia. Students are exposed to exclusive summer leadership institutes, a state-of-the-art online curriculum, hands-on experiences, leadership and career training, a community of like-minded and motivated peers, and our network of over 500 leading Georgia business and professional leaders.