Bellevue lists youth leadership award winners

Winners have been chosen for Bellevue’s Community Leadership Awards, annual honors presented by Bellevue Youth Link, a youth leadership program sponsored by the city and Bellevue public schools.

  • Monday, June 2, 2008 3:18pm
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Winners have been chosen for Bellevue’s Community Leadership Awards, annual honors presented by Bellevue Youth Link, a youth leadership program sponsored by the city and Bellevue public schools.

Now in its 18th year, Youth Link sought nominations of children and teens in 12 categories that recognized positive influence in the community. Youth Link teen members selected winners from more than 60 nominations.

The following youths will be honored at the Community Leadership Awards celebration, 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 29 at Meydenbauer Center, 11100 N.E. Sixth St.

Most Inspirational – Boy, Patrick Smith, Bellevue High School

Most Inspirational – Girl, Megan Phan, Bellevue High School

Athlete – Boy, Kevin La, Tyee Middle School

Athlete – Girl, Jordan Lee, Newport High School

Scholar – Boy, Alex Rockwell, Interlake High School

Scholar – Girl, Tiffanie Tam, Newport High School

Youth Leader – Boy, Brandt Nevin, Interlake High School

Youth Leader – Girl, Xiyang (Hatty) Liu, Bellevue High School

Diversity Champion, Mishbah Uraizee, Sammamish High School

Environmental Champion, Emily Armstrong, Sammamish High School

Youth Volunteer – Boy, Austin McNamara, Home School

Youth Volunteer – Girl, Stephanie Tran, Sammamish High School

Elementary School Student, James Sullivan, Lake Hills Elementary

Middle School Student, Farah Uraices, Odle Middle School

High School Student, Kristina Endrikhovskaia, Newport High School

Warming Hearts Award, Airahim Merali, International School

Norm Maleng Award, To Be Announced

Youth Link will recognize all nominees in the evening’s program as well as its own volunteers. To attend, RSVP by Monday, May 26, by calling 425-452-2846.

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