February 1, 2021
BATH, NY – From Steuben County: The Jack Lisi Youth Award, Inc. (JLYA) is calling for nominations for its Annual “Jack Lisi Youth Award,” Recognition – Incentive for Young Adults. The award is presented to deserving young adults, ranging from the ages 16 to 21 years old, living Steuben County. JLYA seeks to recognize youth who have overcome obstacles, and/or exhibit a desire to succeed; this award is a way to help them continue on their path by providing academic financial assistance, materials needed for continuing education or materials for workforce related career goals. Award recipients receive a $2,500 grant towards continuing education, workforce materials, or educational materials.
“Granting these awards each year is a chance to highlight the giving and selfless qualities of youth that often go unrecognized in our community and to honor what Jack Lisi worked his entire life for. It’s the organization’s pleasure to contribute to the future success of young adults who overcome challenges and set positive examples in their work, education or community service,” said Board President Mark Alger.
Anyone can nominate a young adult that fits the award’s criteria by utilizing the JLYA application process, by Friday, March 19. Applications can be found on www.lisiyouthaward.org and submitted via email or mail. Nominations of more than one young adult may be submitted and are encouraged.
Award winners will be announced in association with JLYA’s media partners during the first week of June.
About Jack Lisi Youth Award, Inc.
The Jack Lisi Youth Award Program was established in 1991 in memory of Jack Lisi, former Steuben County Sheriff. Its mission is to continue a legacy of caring and assisting young adults in their future successes. The annual “Jack Lisi Youth Award,” Recognition – Incentive for Young Adults is presented to young people age 16 to 21, living in Steuben County or a currently registered student in either Addison, Alfred-Almond, Arkport, Avoca, Bath, Bradford, Campbell-Savona, Canaseraga, Canisteo-Greenwood, Corning-Painted Post Area, Hammondsport, Hornell City, Jasper-Troupsburg, Prattsburgh, or Wayland-Cohocton. The award provides opportunities towards additional education, financial assistance to college, college books or other educational material, and other college work-related materials.
About The Institute for Human Services, Inc.
The Institute for Human Services Manages the Jack Lisi Youth Award Program under the discretion of the Jack Lisi Youth Award Board. The Institute for Human Services is a nonprofit management support organization founded in 1984. The Institute provides management support, information and referral, organizational development, research and transportation management services to planners, funders, and providers serving the Southern Tier of New York State. For more information, visit www.ihsnet.org.