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  Service Recognition

In Person

        PTSA Honorary Service Award Lunch (May)
        Senior Awards Night (June)
In Writing

Gunn Transcript Notation(optional): For students who have completed at least 100 hours of community service between 8th grade graduation and mid-September of their senior year (must track the activity, hours, date and place and have each entry verified by the activity coordinator). Contact your Gunn Guidance Counselor for the Tracking Form to be submitted to Gunn’s registrar the student's junior or senior year, after completion of at least 100 hours.  Gunn reports hours in 100-hour increments.  Forms are due the mid-September deadline.


President's Volunteer Service Award (optional): Certificate of Achievement and congratulations note from the President of the United States for each 12-month period of 100 or more hours of service.  For more information and to apply, contact YCS at 650-858-8019 or .


 Service That Counts


Transcript Notation President's Service Award

Must be unpaid and on behalf of a school/PTSA/volunteer agency

  For a Non-Profit Included Included
  Service-Learning in/for class (i.e. Living Skills) Included Included
  Volunteer project required for class credit Included Included
  Political-Voter registration and campaigns Included Included
  Service-Learning projects outside of class (including training and preparation directly related to project, not to exceed 50% of direct service hours) Included Included
  With religious groups (fundraisers, serving food, volunteering at facility provided it is not teaching/promoting faith) Included Included
  Religious teaching (i.e. choir, bands, camps, pre-schools) Not included Included
  Time benefiting for-profit Not included Not included
 College Scholarships for Service-Minded Students

Check out Naviance, click “colleges” and then “scholarships” at the bottom of the page.