The Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year Award

Sponsored by the City of Boynton Beach Recreation & Parks Department and the Education and Youth Advisory Board 

The Bob Borovy Student Citizen of the Year Award was created in 2000 to recognize a graduating high school senior who best epitomizes the spirit of volunteerism and giving to the community as exemplified by the late Bob Borovy. A United States Veteran and former Education and Youth Advisory Board member, Mr. Borovy was an active citizen of the Boynton Beach community for many years. 

The award recipient will receive a cash award and have his/her name placed on the permanent plaque. 

ELIGIBILITY/CRITERIA

    Graduating high school senior 

    Resident of Boynton Beach

    Nominated by three adults (not related to the applicant) 

    Person of good moral character 

    Performed significant volunteer work and made meaningful contributions to his/her school, church, social service organizations and/or community 

    Submit a 150–350 word essay on what he/she has learned from performing volunteer service 

    Complete and submit this application form 

REQUIREMENTS

    Proof of residency (copy of student’s driver’s license or State of Florida ID card)

    Completed application includes student and parent signatures

    3 Letters of Recommendation (from adults NOT related to applicant)

    Essay (150-350 words) What I have learned from performing volunteer community service

    Supporting Documentation

All materials submitted in this application will be considered the property of the City of Boynton Beach and the Education and Youth Advisory Board. 

The winner will be selected by a panel of judges. Their decision shall be final. The winner will be announced in May and will have his/her name placed on a permanent plaque. 

All applications must be received by Sunday, March 31, 2024. Incomplete applications will be ineligible for judging.

For more information: (561) 742-6224