APT is Seeking the Young Heroes of 2021

Do you know a student in grades 9-12 who has excelled in academics, given of themself through public service, overcome adversity, and inspired others through deeds and strength of character? If you know someone who you think should be recognized for these accomplishments and receive a scholarship award of $5,000, Alabama Public Television invites you to nominate them as one of the 2021 Young Heroes of Alabama. Five Alabama students will be honored this year.

Nominees must be Alabama residents who are not more than 18 years old and are still attending school. The children’s parent or guardian must give permission for the nomination, along with permission for Alabama Public Television to use the child’s name or likeness on the air. All entry forms and and supporting material must be received by January 10, 2021.

The winners will be notified in March, 2021.


Announcing the Young Heroes of 2020

Danielle Davis

Huntsville High School

Danielle Davis is a senior at Huntsville High School. She is a student who has challenged herself in advanced placement…

Kaleigh Gable

Alabama School for the Blind

“I survived.” And thus began Kaleigh Gable’s account of her life. In the womb, Kaleigh’s life began as one of…

Daniela Lucario

Headland High School

Daniela Lucario is a senior at Headland High School. Daniela was born here in the United States, but her father…

Taylor Reed

Washington County High School

As a young child, Taylor described herself as “sickly.” She battled asthma and a weak immune system and was often…

Zea Remo

Clay-Chalkville High School

Zea Remo, a senior at Clay-Chalkville High School, was born in the Philippines, where she spent her early years. Zea’s…