PANTHER PRIDE SERVICE AWARD
Purpose of the program: To impress upon the students the value that community service has in growing and building the communities in which they live. To help each student who participates to develop a sense of citizenship and leadership skills within their community. Community involvement is something that students can take with them as they become adults.
Class of 2019 150 hours
Class of 2020 200 hours
*Special consideration may be given to students who move into the district after beginning their high school career or for other special circumstances.*
Volunteerism... is defined as the policy or practice of giving your time or talents for charitable, educational, or other worthwhile activities, within your community.
Volunteer work done at a hospital, care center, senior center, food bank, clothing bank, blood drive, public library, Special Olympics, church(VBS, mission trips, providing childcare during services), school beautification(trash pickup, weed pulling), animal shelter, for a club or non-profit organization or peer tutoring before or after school,
When in doubt if it would count, check with the program supervisor, Mrs. Clouser.
What doesn’t count?
Work done for the school or a club that you receive payment(fundraising), a grade or school credit for.
Court ordered community service
Work done for pay
Time for breaks, lunch or travel
Sports team manager/trainer or extracurricular activity participation or practices
Volunteering for your family members/relatives
Volunteer hours cannot be done during the regular school day i.e. class time.
You may only count 8 hours per day
No unsupervised hours
Why is this program for you?