Y Teen Character Awards       

2019 17th Annual Y Teen Character Awards

The Teen Character Awards Banquet presented by Rhinelander Rotary, will be held Monday, April 8, 2019 at the Hodag Banquet Center, recognizes teens that display honesty, caring, respect, and responsibility while making a difference in someone's life. Teachers, counselors, coaches, neighbors, family, and friends are just a few examples of individuals who are encouraged to nominate teens to receive a Y Teen Character Award.

2019 Sponsors

  • Rhinelander Rotary
  • Forrest County Potawatomi
  • WJFW Newswatch 12
  • Rhinelander Kiwanis
  • Nicolet National Bank
  • Packaging Corporation of America
  • Forth Floral

Nominate Today

Honorees and nominators will be invited to attend a formal Teen Character Award Banquet to be held in their honor on Monday evening, April 8th, 2019 at the Hodag Banquet Center of Rhinelander. Nominees selected for recognition will be notified by March 20th, 2019. All entries are the property of the YMCA of the Northwoods. By participating in the Teen Character Awards you grant the YMCA of the Northwoods permission to use submitted materials in reasonable media and promotional materials.

Please mail, return, fax or email completed nomination form by March 8, 2019 to:

Downloadable Nomination Form

2019 Teen Character Awards Nomination Form

Nominee's Grade

2018 16th Annual Y Teen Character Awards

Brighid Billing: Lakeland Union High School - Senior, Darlaina Boyd: Crandon High School - Junior, Cami Buchmann: Rhinelander High School - Senior, Rachel Burns: Lakeland Union High School - Senior, Daisy Campbell: Three Lakes High School - Senior, Sage Flory: James Williams Middle School - Eighth, Cassandra Gauthier: Northland Pines - Senior, Kaylynn Haapala: Phelps School – Seventh, Caitlin Harris: Rhinelander High School- Senior, Grace Heck: Rhinelander High School - Junior, Sami Huelskamp: Northland Pines- Eighth, Carmen Ibarra: Rhinelander High School - Sophomore, Levi King: Homeschool – Senior, Anthony Klabunde: Rhinelander High School – Senior, Colton Krueger: Rhinelander High School – Senior, Malcolm McCanles: Northland Pines – Junior, Alex Metzger: Three Lakes High School- Senior, Kane Parnewicz: Northland Pines - Junior, Shandi Peitsch: Rhinelander High School- Senior, Angela Pietenpol: Phelps School District - Senior, Dane Ratliff: Three Lakes High School – Junior, Nolan Rosner: Phelps High School - Senior, Marti Rudawski: Phelps School District - Senior, Jennifer Shopodock: Wabeno High School - Junior, Blake Weber: Crandon High School – Junior, Charlie Willms: Lakeland Union High School – Junior, and Aviana Woller: Tomahawk High School- Freshman.

Speakers

  • Jennifer Connor - Mustard Girl All American Mustards - President
  • Ryan Zietlow - YMCA of the Northwoods - CEO
  • Kari Vadis - Trinity Lutheran Church -  Pastor
  • Matt Steingraber -  YMCA of the Northwoods - Youth & Family Director

2018 Sponsors

  • Rhinelander Rotary
  • WJFW Newswatch 12
  • Rhinelander Kiwanis
  • Nicolet National Bank
  • Rhinelander Women's Club
  • Ripco Credit Union
  • Packaging Corporation of America
  • Timber Land Chiropractic - Dr. Scott and Wendy Henrichs
  • Stoxen Hometown Pharmacy
  • Forth Floral
  • Trigs