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  • We are accepting nominations for the 10th annual shyne awards! Nominate a young person (13-19) today!
  • We are accepting nominations for the 10th annual shyne awards! Nominate a young person (13-19) today!

Nomination Form

Tell Us About the Nominee!

In the area below, please share why the young adult between the ages of 13-19 should be nominated for a Shyne Award. Also, please provide (copies) of supporting documents that could include: achievement certificates, past or present organizations/clubs the young adult is involved in, etc... Letters of Recommendations are optional..

Contact Information - Nominee

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Birth Date (MM/DD/YYYY)(*)
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Categories

Please select the category (ies) that you wish to nominate the individual. Applicants must be 13-19 years old. A young adult can nominate his/herself.

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Category Descriptions

Academics: The individual must display exemplary academic standing, and community information on how their ability to achieve assists their and will benefit the community-at-large.

Arts: This category includes various forms of the arts including music, dance, vocal and visual arts. The applicant must provide in this area supporting documents that will display and communicate their designated achievements and success.

Community Service: The individual must communicate an area(s) in which they are providing a service to an individual, group or organization. Supporting documents must communicate number of years, time and talents have been donated to a specific cause(s); goals and outcomes applicant wishes to accomplish through their service.

Entrepreneurship: Information about the business, how many years the young adult has been in business, service/product they provide and how their business benefits the consumer/community.

Service in Ministry: Information must be provided about the individual’s involvement in ministerial activities, the length of time serving, the impact and the goals the individual wishes to accomplish serving in this capacity.

Science: This category is designated for young adults who display exemplary talents in one or more of the following areas: chemistry, biology, astronomy, geology and/or physics.

Overcoming Obstacles: This category will spotlight an individual who has encountered an extreme circumstance and chose to rise above and achieve their goals. Examples are, but not limited to, a death, environment, and accident or illness.

Young Adult Group: An assemblage of individuals engaged in a collective activity involving, but not limited to, music, ministry, and/or community service.

YouTube Video: This individual has a positive performance (vocal, dance, spoken word, instrumental) that has been uploaded and shared on YouTube.

 

Requirements

In the area below, please explain why the young adult between the ages of 13-19 should be nominated for a Shyne Award. Required: at least two letters of recommendation. Also, please provide (copies) of supporting documents that could include: achievement certificates, past or present organizations or programs that the young adult is involved in, etc...Please note, the nominee may also receive a phone interview.

Tell Us About the Nominee Here!
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If you have typed your essay, you may attach it below. If you prefer to mail it, our mailing address can be found on the last page of the form.

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Nominator – Contact Information

The person nominating the young adult, please provide contact information, if we need to reach you regarding the application.

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Relationship to Nominee(*)
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Agreement and Signature – Very Important. Read Carefully.

By submitting this application, I affirm that the facts set forth in it are true and complete. I understand that if the young adult is accepted as a Shyne Nominee, any false statements, omissions or other misrepresentations made by me on this application will result in the nominee’s immediate disqualification.

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Our Policy

It is the policy of this organization to provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age or disability.

NOTE:

If the young adult is selected by The Shyne Awards Nomination Committee, the individual will receive a phone call and written correspondence. Also, we encourage all young adults to stay the course and continue to be a positive example if they are not selected. Lastly, if they are not selected to be a Shyne nominee we hope that they will support the event and the young adults that will be recognized.

THANK YOU for completing the Nomination Form and for your interest in supporting The Shyne Awards!

Contact Information

Please mail the application and any supporting documents to:
The Darkins Group
c/o The Shyne Awards
3144 Chartiers Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15204
Ph: 412.258.1243 or 1.855.55.SHYNE

NOMINATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL MONDAY, JUNE 5, 2017 (Sorry, No Extensions)

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