Marshall leadership award nominations sought

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Nominations are now being accepted for the General George C. Marshall Youth Leadership Award, which is presented by the 40 et 8, Voiture 99, a local veterans organization.

The award will be given to a Clark County 12th-grade student who demonstrates leadership, takes a stand for the rights of others, serves as a role model, shows initiative and motivates others to become involved.

The award winner will receive a $2,500 college scholarship, a $500 paid summer internship and an opportunity to meet with local elected representatives.

Nomination forms can be picked up at the Fort Vancouver National Trust at the General O.O. Howard House, 750 Anderson Street, Vancouver, WA 98661, downloaded at Fort Vancouver National Site or by calling 360- 992-1800.

Submission deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 9. The recipient will be announced March 1, and the award will be presented during a March 21 award ceremony at the Marshall House.