Chance Haller – Spirit of Youth Winner

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Karen Zeman – Spirit of Youth

YOUTH FROM SELDOVIA AMONG WINNERS OF 2013 SPIRIT OF YOUTH AWARDS

Chance Haller of Seldovia has been chosen as a Spirit of Youth award
winner in the Lifesaver and Prevention category for his contributions
to his community. He was selected by the Teen Advisory Council to
receive this award out of a pool of over 130 nominations.

Chance is a volunteer Junior Firefighter as well as an Emergency
Trauma Technician with the EMS department at the Seldovia Volunteer
Fire Department. He has proven to be a huge support to the department
by participating in both mundane and exciting tasks with willingness
and a smile.

Chance will be honored with the other winners at the Spirit of Youth
Awards on Saturday April 6th, 2013 at 6pm at the Anchorage Downtown
Marriott.

Spirit of Youth changes community perceptions about Alaska’s teens.
Through use of media and recognition the organization highlights
youths’ accomplishments and demonstrates that teens are caring
contributors in our communities. Spirit of Youth has shared hundreds
of positive stories about Alaskan youth through their public radio
series.

The nomination process culminates in a celebratory dinner honoring the
20 individuals and groups who ultimately receive the top honors in
their respective award categories.

Recognizing Alaska’s Teens
The Spirit of Youth Awards Dinner is the organization’s premiere
event highlighting dedicated young people and unsung heroes from
around Alaska. Now in its 15th year, the awards dinner recognizes the
hard work and efforts of these future leaders who utilize this
opportunity to share their inspiring and heart-warming stories. Guests
at the event include the families and supporters of the awardees as
well as community leaders, educators and dignitaries. Tickets for the
award banquet can be purchased at www.spiritofyouth.org

OUR SPONSORS:
The Spirit of Youth Awards is made possible through generous
contributions from: Alaska Airlines, the Alaska Mental Health Trust,
the Atwood Foundation, BP, Era Alaska, the Machamer Charitable Fund,
Mat-Su Health Foundation, and the University of Alaska College Savings
Plan.

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