Youth Leaders Invited to Apply for Nestle Very Best in Youth Program

The biennial Nestlé Very Best In Youth program seeks to highlight youth leadership by identifying teens whose efforts are making a profound difference in the lives of others.

Contestants must be between 14 and 18 years of age and must demonstrate good citizenship, have a strong academic record, and show how theyare making a special contribution to their school, church, or community. Applicants must be legal residents of the United States.

Nestlé will donate $1,000 in the name of each winner to the charity of his/her choice. Winners also will receive a trip for himself/herself and a parent or guardian to Los Angeles for the awards ceremony. The trip includes roundtrip coach air travel, hotel accommodations for three nights, and spending money.

Visit here for complete program guidelines, an FAQ, and information on previous winners.

The Deadline is November 8, 2012