Port Orange board seeks Youth Achievement Award nominations
The Port Orange Youth Advisory Board announces an awards program to recognize youth in Port Orange who have made a significant contribution to the welfare of the community.  The criteria for the award will be based on accomplishment, leadership and service.

To be eligible for the achievement award, the youth must be enrolled in grades 8-12 and a resident of Port Orange or attend a Port Orange school.

Completed nomination forms must be received before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30 in the Port Orange City Manager’s office, 1000 City Center Circle.

Applications are available from the City’s website at

The Youth Achievement Award program was developed by the Youth Advisory Board, which is comprised of middle and high schools students from Port Orange schools.

For questions or additional information, call 386-506-5522.

B-CU to showcase work of aspiring journalists
The sixth annual Massy Awards, showcasing the best works by students in the Mass Communications department at Bethune-Cookman University, will be held at 7 p.m. April 19 at the Center for Civic Engagement, 740 W. International Speedway Blvd. This year’s event will feature a Hawaiian luau-themed extravaganza.

Leila Fore and Alvin Mallory, two Mass Communications alumnus, started the event in 2007.

Awards will be handed out in several categories including “Best Journalist of the year,” “Best TV Personality of the Year” and ”Public Relations Person of the Year.”

For more information, call 386-481-2796.

– Special to the Daytona Times



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