About GTY

The Goleta Teen of the Year 2018
Community Service Award Program

This program is presented by the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime, to recognize male and female teens for their contributions to the Goleta community. Scholarship funds are awarded to the Goleta Teen of the Year and to the Finalists in the Program.  Additionally, the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime will make a donation to the non-profit organization of each Finalist’s choice.

Funds for the scholarships and donations are provided by the Rotary Club of Goleta Noontime through its fundraising efforts at the annual 4th of July Rotary Goleta Fireworks Festival, through donations from the Goleta Chamber of Commerce, and through donations from the business community.

Candidate Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be a junior or senior at Dos Pueblos, San Marcos, Bishop Diego Garcia, Laguna Blanca High School, or home-schooled
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Must live in the zip code areas of 93118, 93117, 93111 or 93110
  • Must contribute to the community, school, youth group, church, service clubs, other non-profit organizations, or other self-directed charitable efforts
  • Must be willing to commit enthusiastically to serving as Goleta’s Teen of the Year through October 2019.

“Over the past decades, I have had the privilege and joy of introducing dozens of the finest young people who are indeed eloquent proof that we are improving the breed!”
                                                                                              – Larry Crandell, Presenter