The Suffolk Department of Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission, in conjunction with the Suffolk Office on Youth, is accepting nominations for the 2017 Suffolk Youth Achievement Awards. The awards banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, June 6, 2017. These awards honor those youth who have significantly impacted the lives of local residents and, in the process, have inspired others to make a difference. Residents are encouraged to take the time to nominate a person or group you feel is deserving of this recognition. These awards are open to all youth that reside in Suffolk. Nomination packets are located online at www.suffolkva.us/parks. DEADLINE is May 19, 2017.