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Youth Power and Hope Awards

Apply online at indianaconnection.org

Honoring those who give back

The Youth Power and Hope Awards program honors students in fifth through eighth grades who are leaders in their communities.

Five winners will receive $500 and be featured in an incoming issue of the Indiana Connection.

Past award recipients include students who have initiated a coat drive for the underprivileged, supported patients at Riley Hospital for Children, worked with special needs children, volunteered at a local animal shelter, and raised money for the American Cancer Society.

Entry details and Guidelines

  1. Entrant must be a resident of Indiana and be a student in fifth through eighth grade as of Oct. 2, 2020. Previous winners are not eligible.
  2. ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE INDIANA CONNECTION OFFICE BY 5 P.M. ON FRIDAY, OCT. 2. Completed entries can be mailed to Indiana Connection, Attn: Youth Power and Hope Awards Contest, 8888 Keystone Crossing, Suite 1600, Indianapolis, IN 46240, or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  3. A panel of judges will evaluate each entry based on the strength of the entrant’s community involvement and his/her response to the community service question.
  4. Five winners will be chosen among all the entrants for the opportunity to receive $500, be featured in Indiana Connection (the statewide magazine for Indiana’s electric cooperatives). Winners will be notified by early November. 




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