Nominate a Young Ambassador Today

 The Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission’s accepts applications for its Young Ambassadors program in March and April.  This program honors students who have displayed good character and/or exceptional leadership inside or outside of the classroom.    

All nominated students will receive a free Young Ambassadors t-shirt, gifts from area businesses, and public recognition at a ceremony the first Monday in May at 7 p.m. at City Hall.  From the nominations, 10 students will be selected to be mentored by members of the Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission and given additional recognition. 

To be eligible, the student must be in 4th-7th grade during 2015-16 school year, enrolled in a Sioux City public or parochial school, reside in Sioux City but attend a school outside of Sioux City, or be home schooled in Sioux City. 

All letters of recommendation should be submitted by April 1 to  OR to Sioux City Young Ambassadors, c/o Siouxland CARES, 101 Pierce Street, Sioux City, Iowa, 51101.  


2016 Young Ambassadors

Andrew Brockhaus, 5th Grade, Holy Cross BS

Gwen Burnight, 6th Grade, East Middle School

Aubrey Dolphin, 7th grade, East Middle School

Adam Eberhardt, 7th grade, West Middle School

Micsha Gleiser, 4th Grade, Clark Elementary

Abby Hammer, 5th Grade, Lincoln Elementary

Madeline Jordan, 7th grade, West Middle School

Christina Mihelakakis, 7th Grade, West Middle School

Natalie Stubbe, 6th Grade, East Middle School

Evelyn Tidwell, 5th grade, Spalding Park Elementary










This program is a partnership between the City of Sioux City, Sioux City Mayor’s Youth Commission, and Siouxland CARES.