Honoring Our Youth Awards 2021


Pretty Me Inc. presents the first annual honoring our youth awards. H.O.Y.A. was created to honor all youth who are extraordinary in nature. These youth stand out among their peers and deserve to be recognized for their hard work and dedication. Recipients are recognized in the following (6) categories:





Nominations are accepted between March 1, 2021-March 31, 2021. Recipients must be between the ages of 10-18. 




Academic Excellence:

Must have a GPA of 3.5 or above, involved in a minimum of 1 extracurricular activity or sport. Required to provide a letter of recommendation from a school official. (If the person that is making the nomination is a school official, no letter of recommendation is needed)


Someone who has a leadership role i.e. president of a club, captain of a team etc. Someone whom demonstrates integrity, self awareness, gratitude and/or simply displays leadership in whatever role they are. Must provide either 3 references or a letter of recommendation. 

Performing/Fine Arts: 

Theater, artist, musicians, authors, writers, poets, dancers etc. Must provide an example of their work i.e. video, picture, link to website, social media or other media publications. 


Someone who has started/starting and or maintaining, managing a business or organization. Must provide one of the following, marketing/business plan, portfolio, power point, media kit, website, social media handle. 


Must provide one of the following, community service hours, letter of recommendation, provide 3 references to verify the impact, and any media publications or recognition. 

H.O.Y.A.S Choice Award 

This award will be chosen by the board of directors. 

Recipients will be notified via email of selection. As this is a virtual event the award recipient will receive the following via mail:

  • Custom award

  • H.O.Y.A. t-shirt

  • Gift Card

  • Recognition letter from nominator

  • Recognition during event

  • H.O.Y.A. Drawstring backpack

Youth Mentoring Organization