Youth Humanitarian Award ~ In Memory of Stanley Marcus
The Stanley Marcus Award is presented to high school junior or senior
students who best exemplify the humanitarian principles of Stanley Marcus
who died in 1977 while serving as third vice president of the New York State
Congress of Parents and Teachers. He will always be remembered for his
humanitarianism and dedication to youth through zealous volunteer community
service. Since PTA is a volunteer organization, we believe that it is only
fitting that we should honor such service by our young people through the
sponsorship of this award.
for our latest Youth Humanitarian Award Winners.
Application will be available in November 2017
New York State PTA Award:
An engraved plaque and a monetary award of $250
From the nominees submitted, one recipient will be chosen by the NYS PTA
Committee by April 1. Presentation of the award shall be made by the Region
PTA at the Spring Conference (or other appropriate occasion).
Postmarked by January 31 to PTA Region Director
The purpose of this award is to recognize a junior or senior who best
exemplifies the humanitarian principles of Stanley Marcus who is remembered
for his humanitarianism and dedication to youth through zealous volunteer
The nominee must:
- be a junior or senior at a high school with a PTA/PTSA in good standing
- demonstrate outstanding volunteer community service
- display humanitarian principles by word and deed
- be selected for the quality of the humanitarian activities rather than for
the quantity of extracurricular activities
Academic achievement SHOULD NOT be a factor in the
Unit Selection Process:
In order to participate, the PTA/PTSA High School unit must be in good
standing on the date of submission:
- Membership dues have been paid
- Insurance has been paid
- Current bylaws - 3 years or less since last approved
Each unit may submit one 11th or
12th grade student for this recognition.
Region PTA Selection:
Each Region PTA/PTSA may submit one nominee for this state award from those
submitted by the high school PTA units. The chosen recipient from each
Region will receive a recognition plaque from NYS PTA.