Desert Sands's Hispanic Heritage Public Policy Youth Award

Hispanic Heritage Public Policy Youth Award

Hispanic Heritage Public Policy Youth Award
Posted on 02/01/2022
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The Youth Awards was founded in 1998 by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. Now entering its 23rd year, the Youth Awards honors Latino high school seniors who excel in the classroom and community and for their excellence in various categories including:
Business & Entrepreneurship, Community Service, Education, Engineering, Green Sustainability, Healthcare & Science, Media & Entertainment, Public Service & Social Justice, and Technology.

Palm Desert High School notified Desert Sands that senior Bella Mazet is the first place recipient of the Hispanic Heritage Public Policy Youth Award for our region. There are ten regions in the USA with California and Nevada combined to make up our area. There are ten categories of awards from the Hispanic Youth organization including Public Service and Social Justice. Over 30,000 students competed this year for the awards. Bella was required to write five essays on her public service work and focused on her assisting in the office of Congressman Ruiz and her leadership role at the school. 

Congratulations, Bella!

To read Bella’s essays, click below:

Bella's Essays


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