About the Young Heroes Program

Who can be nominated?

Any 9th through 12th grade student who resides in Alabama (who is not over 18), and currently attends an Alabama public, private, or parochial school.

How do I nominate someone?

Please visit our nominate a hero page and download and print our nomination form. The child’s parent or guardian must give permission for the nomination, along with permission for APT to use the child’s name and/or likeness on television, print, internet and all other forms of media in the event he or she is selected.

What is the criteria for selecting the honorees?

The Young Heroes board is looking for students who have excelled in academics, given of themselves through public service, overcome adversity, or inspired others through their deeds and strength of character.

How many students will be honored?

At least 5 students will be honored this year.

What do honored students receive?

Each student selected as a Young Hero will receive a $5000 scholarship, a tablet computer and other prizes.