Dos Pueblos High School senior Nathan Alvarez was crowned the 2015 Goleta Teen of the Year at a ceremony Sunday night at Glen Annie Golf Club. Sarah Douglas, a senior at San Marcos High School, was named runner up. Get all the details by clicking here for coverage from Noozhawk, the freshest news in Santa Barbara.
2015 Goleta Teen of the Year: Nathan Alvarez
Runner up: Sarah Douglas
The Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime has announced the selection of seven finalists for 2015 Goleta Teen of the Year honors.
The initial group of 21 teens have been narrowed to seven finalists. The recipient of this year’s Teen of the Year award will be determined by a panel of community leaders. The panel will select a winner and runner-up after considering the teen’s application, their participation in the Teen of the Year events, their overall record of community service, the quality of a required written essay, and their performance at a panel interview on December 6. The recipient of this year’s Teen of the Year award will be revealed at a special evening presentation on December 13 at Glen Annie Golf Club’s Frog Bar and Grill.The winner will be awarded a $2500.00 college scholarship. All finalists will receive a monetary award and other acknowledgements, including designation of a community charity for donations from the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime.
The seven finalists will also attend a regular lunch meeting of the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime on Tuesday, December 12 at the Frog Bar & Grill, where they will each present a summary of their participation in the competition and share their plans for college and careers. Members of the community are welcome to attend the Rotary Club Lunch meeting by clicking here to send an email RSVP to the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime.
The seven finalists (in alpabetical order) for 2015 are:
Nathan Alvarez – Dos Pueblos HS
Adrianna Borgatello – Bishop Diego Garcia HS
Agata Bykovtseva – Homeschool and SBCC
Sarah Douglas – San Marcos HS
Megan Handley – Dos Pueblos HS
Jenny Jang – Dos Pueblos HS
Whitney Steidl – Dos Pueblos HS
Click here for the 2015 Application Form: [ WORD Format | PDF Format ]
Click here for the 2015 Orientation Packet: [ PDF Format only ]
Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime Announces
Nomination Window for 2015 Goleta Teen of the Year
The Goleta Teen of the Year Community Service Award Program is now accepting nominations for Goleta Teen of the Year for 2015. The deadline for nominations is September 14, 2015. This program, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime, recognizes male and female teens for their contributions to the Goleta community. Scholarship funds are awarded to all Finalists, plus a donation is given to non-profit charities selected by each Finalist.
To be qualified, candidates must be a senior at Dos Pueblos, San Marcos, Bishop Diego or Laguna Blanca High School (or an accredited home school) with a minimum GPA of 2.75. He/she must live in the zip code areas of 93110, 93111, 93117 or 93118, and must contribute to community, school, youth group, church, service clubs or other non-profit organizations. The candidate must be willing to commit enthusiastically to serving as Goleta’s Teen of the Year through November 2015.
Funds for scholarships are provided by the Goleta Rotary Club’s annual 4th of July Fireworks Festival at Girsh Park as well as donations from local businesses and the Goleta Chamber of Commerce, raffle ticket sales, and booth proceeds from the Goleta Lemon Festival and the Annual Rotary Fireworks Festival.
The nomination form is available here in PDF format and here in WORD format.
If you would like to submit a nomination for a Goleta Teen of the Year Candidate, download the nomination form here in PDF format and here in WORD format.
Print a hard copy of the form. After completing the form you may submit it for consideration by either method below:
- Mail the completed form to:
Goleta Teen of the Year Community Service Program
P.O. Box 164
Goleta, CA 93116
- Scan the completed form to a PDF format and email it as an attachment to <firstname.lastname@example.org>