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Hanover Park seeks candidates for youth award

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Submitted by the village of Hanover Park

The village of Hanover Park is seeking candidates for the 2012-2013 Michael H. Coleman Youth of the Year Award. The honor, which comes with a $1,000 scholarship, is awarded to a class of 2013 high school senior who resides in Hanover Park. Four $500 scholarships and one $150 scholarship also will be awarded to runners-up. Categories from which to be considered include heroism, community service, service to school, personal achievement/special recognition and family commitment. Applicants must write a one-page essay and include a letter of recommendation from someone other than a relative. The winner will be announced at the village's awards reception in January. Applications are due Friday, Dec. 7. For more information and an application, call (630) 823-5609 or visit

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