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Do you know an amazing young person in Central New York?

We are soliciting nominations for the fourth annual CNY Young & Amazing Awards presented by Syracuse Area Honda Dealers, March 7, 2019 at The Everson Museum.

Do you know a young person who has:

  • Done great things in the visual arts, philanthropy, academics, or sports?
  • Done something to help others in an altruistic way?
  • Overcame adversity, volunteers, or has done something heroic?

We want to recognize these young people at the third annual CNY Young & Amazing Awards presented by Syracuse Area Honda Dealers. Winners of each award will receive a $500 scholarship.

You can nominate your child, student or a friend. Nominees must be age 20 and younger. Deadline is Friday, Jan. 25.


  • Academics, Science. A young person who excels, or made great strides, in Science.
  • Academics, Engineering/Technology. A young person who excels, or made great strides in Engineering or Technology endeavors.
  • Health & Wellness. A young person who created a healthier community or living environment.
  • Art. A young person who has shown an outstanding talent in visual arts. (Must submit three .jpg files showcasing the nominees art)
  • Philanthropy. A young person who demonstrated commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, or volunteering.
  • Athletic Sportsmanship. A young person who exhibits diligence, conscientiousness, courtesy, self-control, and honor at all times in athletic sports and competitions.
  • Overcoming Great Odds. A young person who made significant strides forward despite physical, economical, mental or environmental challenges.
  • It Takes a Village. This will be awarded to a group, or team, that has done something great for a charity, person in need or community organization. This could be a scouting troop, a church group, a community organization or athletic team. The monetary prize will be given to the charity.

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