Local High School students receive Centennial Youth Achievement Awards

The City of Centennial and SAFEbuilt jointly recognized four graduating high school seniors with Centennial Youth Achievement Awards at a City Council meeting held on Monday, May 17. The students will each receive $1,000 scholarships to be applied toward college tuition, fees and course enrollment.

The Centennial Youth Achievement Awards is sponsored annually by the Centennial Youth Commission and SAFEbuilt, the City’s building services provider for permits and contractor licenses, physical inspections and building and property maintenance code compliance. The program honors and recognizes exemplary young leaders who have made significant contributions to Centennial through service and outstanding leadership in school, community and the workplace.

The 2021 Youth Achievement Award recipients included two students from Arapahoe High School, Paige Foa and Emma Lawrence, and two students from Cherry Creek High School, Maya Hunter and Ainsley Woo.