Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Summit for Kids Russ Pry Youth Award. Summit for Kids will celebrate partnerships and collaboration at the Summit for Kids Breakfast Aug. 18, in conjunction with the 8th annual Summit for Kids Expo, at the John S. Knight Center.

The Summit for Kids Russ Pry Youth Award recognizes an individual youth under the age of 21, who has made a significant contribution to children/youth in the areas of social services, education or humanitarian services. You can participate by nominating an individual youth who has participated in an outstanding collaborative project, event or activity that helped to improve the lives of children and families and the betterment of the community.

The Award Judging Panel will review nominations and select the recipient. The winner will be recognized for his/her accomplishments and will receive two complimentary tickets to the breakfast.

The deadline for the award nominations is July 24. Nominations should be sent to: Getta Kutuchief, Juvenile Court, 650 Dan St., Akron, OH 44310 or email to:

For more information on the Summit for Kids Russ Pry Youth Award guidelines, selection process and application form, visit