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Gateway East Young Achievers

From those selected as Gateway East Young Achievers, 12 students are selected to receive Medallions and $50 for outstanding accomplishments. They are interviewed and from the 12 Medallion recipients, 4 are selected as Gateway East Young Achievers of the Year. The 4 each receive a $250 US Savings Bond and are nominated for international recognition by International Leadership Network.

The Gateway East Young Achievers program includes the Illinois counties of Bond, Calhoun, Clinton, Greene, Jersey, Macoupin, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Randolph and St. Clair. It recognizes students in grades 5-9 who are successful achievers in a variety of areas, leaders who are appointed and/or elected, positive role models, good citizens in their schools and communities and competent scholars with good attendance records.

All Gateway East Young Achievers have the opportunity to be featured in a photographic Showcase display and receive a free photograph from sponsors Cedarleaf Photography, Belleville, and John Locus Photography, Collinsville. Announcements of their recognition will be sent to their school and to community newspapers. All received Certificates of Recognition during a special awards program at McKendree University in Lebanon, IL.


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Nominate online or call 314-961-5978 for a form.

Gateway East Young Achievers Program

Young Achievers
program by International Leadership Network

P.O. Box 190216, St. Louis, MO 63119-6216
(314) 961-5978


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