SIOUX CITY -- The Sioux City Mayor's Youth Commission is now accepting applications for its Young Ambassadors program, which honors students who have displayed good character and/or exceptional leadership inside or outside of the classroom.
All nominated students will receive a free Youth Ambassadors t-shirt, gifts from area businesses and public recognition at 7 p.m. May 7 at City Hall. From the nominations, 10 students will be selected to be mentored by members of the Sioux City Mayor's Youth Commission.
To be eligible, students must be in grades 4-7 during the current school year, and they must be enrolled in a Sioux City public or parochial school, reside in Sioux City but attend a school outside Sioux City, or be home schooled in Sioux City.
The nomination deadline is March 23. For more details, go to www.siouxlandcares.org and click on Youth Services, Young Ambassadors.