The Clatsop County Commission on Children and Families is seeking nominations for its annual Youth Recognition Awards.

The awards ceremony, the program's 26th, will take place May 21 at 11:30 a.m. the Holiday Inn Express in Astoria.

Nominations are invited for youth ages 12 to 20 who are Clatsop County residents and meet one of the following criteria:

·   Have overcome personal challenges to achieve success or make a positive life change; or

·   Through some form of service have made a significant contribution to their community.

Youth considered for nomination should not have been a previous recipient.

Nominations should be received no later than May 3. Nomination forms are available at www.co.clatsop.or.us. For more information, contact the Clatsop County Juvenile Department at (503) 325-8601