Calling all high school students who are passionate about community service! The Junior League of Greenwich is now accepting nominations for its Community Service Award.
Each year, the Junior League of Greenwich awards funds to a local high school student through its Community Service Award. The $ 2,000 award is intended to recognize a high school student who exemplifies the mission of the Junior League of Greenwich by demonstrating a sustained commitment to community service. The recipient must be an individual whose volunteer activities demonstrate initiative and a significant and sustained commitment to community service and leadership.
To be eligible, the applicant must be a high school student in Grades 9-12, who lives or attends school in Greenwich. The recipient must be someone whose volunteer activities demonstrate initiative, leadership and a sustained commitment to community service.
Applications can be found at jlgreenwich.org and should also include two written recommendations from outside family members with knowledge of the student’s volunteer activities. The submission deadline is April 6, 2022.
The Junior League of Greenwich presented the 2021 Community Service Award to Stephanie Busani, then a junior at Greenwich High School. Stéphanie is an exceptional volunteer for Neighbor to Neighbor who has dedicated more than 2000 hours of service to the organization. Additionally, she ran her own program, The Monthly Mission, to help provide feminine hygiene products to women in need. Stephanie has also been a volunteer performer with Off-Beat Players and is preparing to become a future EMT volunteer. Stephanie plans to use $ 800 of the grant towards her college education where she plans to study nursing, and she will use $ 200 to support Neighbor to Neighbor.