Nominate an area young person for Caring Youth Award by Jan.12th

Have you worked with or know a young person who shows ongoing awareness of others through volunteering or other activities in the Hopkins area? Please consider submitting a nomination for a 2018 Caring Youth Award!

If you know a young person in grades 7-12 who shows an ongoing awareness of others through volunteering or other activities, consider nominating him or her for a 2018 Caring Youth Award.

Each year the cities of Minnetonka, Hopkins and Golden Valley; the Hopkins and Minnetonka school districts; and the Glen Lake Optimists host a Caring Youth Recognition event to honor the contributions of caring young people. The 2018 event is set for 7 p.m. Thursday, February 22, at the Minnetonka Community Center: 14600 Minnetonka Blvd., Minnetonka.

To qualify for the award, a Caring Youth must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Live in Minnetonka, Hopkins or Golden Valley
  • Attend school in Hopkins or Minnetonka 
  • volunteer (unpaid and not as a requirement for a class or co-curricular program) in Minnetonka, Hopkins or Golden Valley.


Young people may only be nominated by the organization they are serving. For more information, including nomination guidelines and forms, visit https://goo.gl/WWTd99 or call Hopkins Schools Youth Programs Coordinator Lisa Walker at 952-988-4098.

Nominations for the 2018 Caring Youth awards are due by Friday, Jan. 12 

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