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Do you know any AMAZING KIDS

The Canby Herald, along with its partner newspapers, are seeking submissions to our 2017 Amazing Kids contest.

The deadline for submission is Sunday, March 5.

This annual May special section is distributed in Pamplin Media Group newspapers throughout the region. The Amazing Kids will be honored at a gala event May 8 hosted by Pamplin Media Group.FILE PHOTO - AdriAnne Carlson was Canby's Amazing Kid for 2016.

Now in its fourth edition, Amazing Kids has been highlighting the work young people are doing to make a difference in our community. It has featured a high schooler rising above homelessness, a young duck breeder looking to feed the hungry, and a hip-hop artist using music to build community, among many other amazing youths.

If you know of an exceptional young person, please submit a brief description of why your nominee deserves to be recognized, along with contact information for both you and the nominee.

Nominees should be in high school or younger by the application deadline, March 5, and there is no school affiliation requirement (homeschool, charter school, etc., is OK). However, only one nominee will be chosen each year from each geographic area covered by a PMG newspaper.

Send submissions of great young people from the city of Canby to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You can see last year's Amazing Kids section online at publications.pmgnews.com/fpubs/2016/amazing-kids-2016/. You can see a story on last year's gala at portlandtribune.com/ttt/89-news/306099-184024-terry-porter-delivers-inspiration-to-portland-areas-amazing-kids.