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Princeton Prize Competition Winds Down - 1/31/09

Princeton's great community service award project -- the Princeton Prize (in 22 U.S. cities) -- needs your help in the DC area. Know some candidates? Share the info ...


ANNUAL PRINCETON PRIZE COMPETITION for 2009
Princeton is Again Looking For A Few, Good Candidates

The area's competition for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations revs up.
It's one of the most prestigious awards offered to high school students.

PCW was one of twin charter groups that launched the Prize.

THE MISSION
The Princeton Prize awards aims: "To promote harmony, respect and
understanding among people of different races by identifying and recognizing
high school age students whose efforts have had a significant, positive effect
on race relations in their schools or communities." 

THE AWARDS
Award winners can receive up to $1,000 in prizes, or Certificates for their
participation -- plus enjoy the prestige of this high level recognition.

If you know someone interested in, or deserving of the Prize, please urge
them to complete an Application -- at the main Princeton Prize website --

www.princeton.edu/PrincetonPrize

PROCESS for FILING APPLICATIONS
The DC-area deadline: Jan.31, 2009.  Applicants must ensure that both
parts of the Application are complete:
Part I -- To be completed by the candidate(s) and
Part II -- To be completed by a candidate's supporter

QUESTIONS?
For best results, applicants should simply pose their questions at
the Princeton Prize program office at Princeton University --
Email:
PPrize@princeton.edu or Call: 1-800-742-1036.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
Club members who want to get involved in the DC program may contact
-- Patrice M. Pitts (
pmp79@alumni.princeton.edu) and
-- Marty Gruenberg (
mgruenberg@fdic.gov)
 
Award winners are notified in March.  An awards ceremony for awardees,
their families, supporters, and guests is held in late May or early June.

Each year, the Princeton Prize Awards ceremony features an outstanding
speaker.  Recent keynote addresses were delivered by Senator Obama
and National Museum of the American Indian Director Kevin Gover '78.

Look for details on the 2009 awards ceremony in April, 2009.


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