Youth Power and Hope Award Applications Open

Hendricks Power and Indiana’s electric cooperatives are accepting applications for awards that recognize the community spirit of Indiana’s youth. 
The Youth Power and Hope Awards program honors Indiana students in fifth through eighth grades who are leaders in their communities. Applicants are not required to be cooperative members to be considered.
Up to five qualified candidates will be selected to receive $500 and be featured in the Indiana Connection magazine, among other highlights.
 “One of the founding principles of Hendricks Power is a commitment to community,” said Heather Thompson, Director of Marketing, Member Engagement and community Relations at Hendricks Power. “We are proud to be a part of recognizing the community service efforts of our youth.”
Past award recipients include students who have initiated a coat drive for the underprivileged, supported patients at Riley Hospital for Children, worked with special needs children, volunteered at a local animal shelter, raised money for the American Cancer Society, and more.
Applicants must submit an online application at When doing so, applicants will be asked to provide examples of and information about their community service activities, share any relevant photos, and list references who may be contacted for additional information. The deadline for entries is Monday,
Oct. 2.
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Application deadline: 
Monday, October 2nd

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