Soroptimist International of Sequim holding Youth Community Service Award competition

SEQUIM — Soroptimist International of Sequim is holding its Youth Community Service Award competition for young women who volunteer for the benefit of women and girls.

The first-place winner will receive a $250 award and $250 goes to a charity of their choice. The second-place winner receives a $250 award.

Winners will be recognized and presented their monetary awards at a Soroptimist breakfast meeting in January.

Applicants must be females between 14 to 18 years of age; attend a public, private or home school within the Sequim School District; and submit an application (which includes a 750-word maximum essay describing their volunteer activities) by Nov. 30.

For more information about the award, visit http://tinyurl.com/PDN-Award.

For more about the application process or the award, email YCS@sisequim.org.