Recognition-Incentive for Young Adults
The Jack Lisi Youth Award, Inc and Board of Directors are pleased to present the Annual “Jack Lisi Youth Award,” Recognition - Incentive for Young Adults. The award is given to young people age 16 through 21, living in Steuben County.
According to Angie Lisi, (Jack’s widow) “Jack had compassion, concern and respect for youth who had problems which hindered their ability to achieve and he felt that often they were not given enough credit. Jack believed that what was needed was someone to care, show support, assistance and guidance in order for youngsters to become contributing members of society.”
This award program targets this often overlooked population and offers incentives to youth
who have shown interest and ambition toward academic or career/employment goals.
A maximum of eight winners from within Steuben County are selected by a special committee to receive awards and incentives, dependent upon information expressed on the recommendation forms. These possible awards and incentives are:
Each year the nomination process begins in mid-February and ends April 1st. Any adult (non-family) may nominate a 16 through 21 year old youth who meets the criteria of being “often overlooked, struggling to be successful, has overcome obstacles and wishes to achieve new goals.”
- Grant toward additional education
- Financial Assistance to College
- Financial Assistance for college books or other educational material
- Financial Assistance for work related materials
"Jack believed that what was needed was someone to care, show support, and give assistance
and guidance in order for youngsters to become contributing members of society."
This Award continues Jack's Beliefs
Jack Lisi Youth Award, Inc. - Board of Directors
Mark R. Alger, President
Andrea J. Haradon
Susan K. Hooker
Dr. Stoner E. Horey
Jack W. Kelly, Treasurer
Mary C. Lisi
Gary S. Pruyn, Secretary
Joseph L. Rumsey
Christine M. Valkenburgh