February 25th, 2014 - Viatra Baker, Web Content & Social Media Coordinator
Can teenagers persuade younger children to make positive choices in life? The teens involved in the Moose Youth Awareness Program have proven again and again that the answer to that question is undoubtedly "YES!" For more than 20 years, we have provided high school students the opportunity to educate preschool and elementary school children on a variety of situations they will face throughout their lifetimes.
These students are selected based on academic ability and leadership qualities. These students are challenged to step out of their comfort zones and become positive role models for the younger members of their own community.
This year’s participants have had wonderful ideas. Through their presentations, our participants have inspired the children in their local communities to make healthy decisions and to avoid adverse situations. We look forward to seeing the bright futures of the Moose Youth Awareness Program and the youth of our world.
Click here to view the 2013 winners and learn more about the program.
Youth Awareness participant Courtney Kimball (MA) highlights the importance of being healthy & encourages elementary students to stay active.
Youth Awareness participant Courtney Bowski (DE) visits third-grade classes to talk to students about the dangers of peer pressure.