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HOPP (Heart of Pelham PACT) Award

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We can all agree that the teenagers in Pelham are amazing! They are smart, kind, passionate, talented, involved in the community, and so much more!

The Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award is a chance to honor the youth in our community for achievements and qualities that go beyond academics or athletics, including COMPASSION, LEADERSHIP, DETERMINATION, PERSEVERANCE, and INTEGRITY.

If you know a teenager doing great things in the community that reflect one of these personal qualities, please NOMINATE him or her for the HOPP Award. Click here to fill out a short form with information about this HOPP-worthy teen. Think about the youth in your neighborhood, or those who come into your local business. How about those counselors or babysitters who go above and beyond? Who have you had the pleasure to work with in your religious organization or scout troop who stands for one of these qualities? We want to hear about them, recognize their contribution to making our community a better place, and celebrate them as a way to thank them for their efforts? Nominate them today!

Starting in the 2016-17 school year, the HOPP Award will be given three times per year, December, March, and June. Eligible students must be a Pelham resident and in high school (not necessarily PMHS). Any adult can nominate an eligible teen for this award. Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis, and winners for the announced according to the following schedule:

We are currently accepting nominations for the June 2017 HOPP Award, which is sponsored by Art Scinta of Houlihan Lawrence.


Click here to read about the winners of the March 2017 Heart of Pelham PACT (HOPP) Award. 


Past HOPP Award Recipients:

January – June 2014

September 2014 – June 2015

September 2015 – May 2016

September 2016 – June 2017