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 Young Ambassadors Top Ten 2019

Sioux City Mayor's Youth Commission - Young Ambassadors Program

The Sioux City Mayor's Youth Commission coordinates the Young Ambassadors program in cooperation with Siouxland CARES.  Do you know of a young person in grades 4-7 that has good character and should be recognized?  Nominate them! Applications are available now!

2019 Young Ambassadors

Jacob Bissell - Sacred Heart
Ruben Dieguez - Unity
Hannah Koehler - Siouxland Christian
Andy Lam - Liberty
Layla Lilly - Perry Creek
Maria McGowan - Blessed Sacrament
Anya O'Connor - Mater Dei
Abrahm Scott - Sacred Heart
Nathan Solma - Mater Dei
Kayla VonHaden - East Middle

What is the Young Ambassadors Program?

The Sioux City Young Ambassadors Program recognizes young people who display good character. All nominated students receive a free Young Ambassadors t-shirt, gifts from area businesses, and public recognition in May.
From the nominations, 20 students will be selected to be mentored by members of the Sioux City Mayor's Youth Commission and given additional recognition.


  • Must be in 4th-7th grade.
  • Must be enrolled in a Sioux City public or parochial school, reside in Sioux City, but attend a school outside of Sioux City, or be home schooled in Sioux City.
  • Must include one recommendation explaining why the applicant should be a Sioux City Young Ambassador. 

Complete the application and recommendation describing how the child demonstrates one of the six pillars of character (respect, responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, caring, citizenship).


Nomination Form

The nomination deadline is March 23, 2020.
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