Do you know a young person who is giving back to his or her community in an outstanding way? Please consider nominating a student living or going to school in Atlanta (public, private, college or home schooled), who is under 20 years old and deserves a salute for his or her community service. The deadline for nominations has been extended to Oct. 21.

Here’s the info we need:

  • Nominee (full name, age, grade, school and contact info)
  • Nominator (full names, relationship to nominee, contact info)
  • Short paragraph describing why this nominee deserves recognition. Include any actions, characteristics, projects, goals and areas of interest to help illustrate your point)

Atlanta INtown will celebrate 20 Under 20 with a cover story in our January 2012 edition, which will feature profiles of each individual. Email nominations to

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.