Nominations to select an outstanding student to be honored as “Junior Citizen of the Year” by the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce are due Saturday.

The award recognizes a student in grades 8 through 12 that has made outstanding contributions to the community. To be considered, the nominee must have a minimum 2.0 grade-point average and demonstrate outstanding citizenship. The nominee’s achievement should be something that contributes to the betterment of the community, sets an example or encourages participation of others, officials said. Recognition may be given to service which is continuing or associated with a one-time project of significance to the community.

Nomination forms are online and available at all middle and high school offices and at the Chehalem Valley Chamber of Commerce. Nom­inations can be dropped off at the chamber office at the corner of Hancock and College streets.

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