Spirit of Youth

Creating, promoting and recognizing youth involvement in communities across Alaska. Email the blog at info@spiritofyouth.org.

Wasilla teen speaks out against bullying, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/17/2014 11:11 am

North Star Youth Court prosecutor receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/14/2014 12:49 pm

Young Anchorage entrepreneur designs survival bracelet, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/13/2014 11:19 am

Wasilla youth creates special needs pageant, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/12/2014 10:05 am

Anchorage youth musician helps homeless teens, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/7/2014 10:58 am

Stony River teen fights to keep school open, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/5/2014 9:25 am

Kodiak teen to receive Spirit of Youth Award for Science & Environment - 3/3/2014 12:15 pm

Shaktoolik teen receives Spirit of Youth award for ocean bravery - 2/28/2014 9:07 am

Dimond student to receive Spirit of Youth Award for Media & Technology

How do Alaska skateboarders deal with winter?

Christian Hartwell, a senior at Dimond High School, set out to inform people just where Alaska skaters go when indoor skate parks aren't open. He produced a short film called "Skateboarding in Alaska," which was featured at the "After School Special " youth film screening put on by the Bear Tooth Theater and Alaska Teen Media Institute last fall. His film provides an opportunity for young Alaska skaters to have a voice and showcase their talents.

Christian Hartwell will receive the 2014 Spirit of Youth Award in Media & TechnologyChristian Hartwell will receive the 2014 Spirit of Youth Award in Media & Technology

Christian is a 2014 Spirit of Youth Award recipient in the category of Media & Technology.

Take a couple of minutes to watch his film

To learn more about the 2014 Spirit of Youth Award Recipients or to purchase tickets to the Awards Dinner April 5, visit spiritofyouth.org.

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