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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Press Release: Nomination Period Open For Garvis Huff Outstanding Youth and Youth Advocate Awards


Orange County, VA – The Orange County Office on Youth is accepting nominations for the Garvis Huff Outstanding Youth and Youth Advocate Awards.

Outstanding Youth award nominations may be submitted students who demonstrate community involvement beyond academic and athletic achievements, and regularly contribute to their community. All qualified nominees will receive certificates and will be recognized at an awards ceremony in the spring at Orange County High School. Nominees must have been an Orange County resident or student at the time of their community involvement. Nominations will be accepted for students enrolled in grades 3-5, grades 6-8, and grades 9-12.

The Orange County Office on Youth is also accepting nominations for Outstanding Youth Advocate. This award recognizes an individual, at least 19 years old, who symbolizes the Youth Commission’s commitment to improving the lives of Orange County youth through citizen involvement. Nominees must reside and or work in Orange County.

Nomination applications are available at the Office on Youth, Monday through Friday during business hours, or electronically from the Office on Youth webpage at For additional information or to request an application, please contact the Office on Youth at (540) 672-5484 or 

All nominations must be returned to the Office on Youth or post marked by Friday, February 3, 2023. 


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