Hillsborough County has announced the winners of its 2017 YEA! Awards (Youth Excellence and Achievement).
The Commission on the Status of Women considered dozens of nominees for the awards that recognize initiative, innovation, and commitment by area middle- and high-school students. The six selected students demonstrate these standout traits in academics, community service, athletics, performing arts, conservation, or other areas.
Here are this year's YEA! Awards winners, and the categories for which they were chosen:
Volunteer or Community Service
Success despite Difficult Odds
The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners recognized YEA Awards winners at a ceremony on May 3.View Full Album