Tempe Coalition

Celebrating Champions for Youth


Tempe Coalition is seeking nominations for outstanding youth to be recognized at the 6th annual Celebrating Champions for Youth event on November 17, 2022.


An outstanding youth who has:

  • continually set and achieved goals in an effort to reach their full potential and inspire their peers to do the same
  • overcome adversity and challenges demonstrating resilience, determination, and leadership.


Eligible nominees are youth who have made a significant impact serving as a role model or overcoming adversity to inspire their peers.

    • Must be between the ages of 12-19
    • Must live in Tempe or attend a school within the Tempe school district boundaries (Tempe Elementary, Kyrene, Tempe Union High), including charter, private and homeschool students  
    • Has gone above and beyond serving as a role model to their peers with ongoing service or a one-time event and/or overcome adversity and challenges to inspire others
    • Characteristics of the nominee should include being kind, respectful, self-motivated, inclusive and willing to share their story as a resource to other youth.
    • Cannot be related to a member of Tempe Community Council or Tempe Coalition.  

The award recipient and their nominator will be notified upon being selected.  Youth awardees will receive an award, certificate of recognition, monetary scholarship, and be honored at the 6th annual Celebrating Champions for Youth event on November 17, 2022.   


Contact bernadette_coggins@tempe.gov or 480.858.2316.


Complete the online form below.   Nominations closed November 6, 2022.  Nominations for 2023 will open in fall 2023.

It is recommended the nomination information be created in a Word document then cut and pasted onto the nomination form. 

Ensure all areas marked “required” are completed and upon sending, a submission acknowledgement is displayed.