The Suffolk Department of Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission, in conjunction with the Suffolk Office on Youth, is accepting nominations for the 2014 Suffolk Youth Achievement Awards. The awards banquet is scheduled for Tuesday, June 3 at the First Lady at 6pm. 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. The categories include: Outstanding Community Service, Outstanding Athletic Achievement (SeparateHigh School and Middle School categories), Outstanding Youth Leadership, Rising Star, Outstanding Group Citizenship, and Outstanding Performing Arts. Nomination Packets are located online at www.suffolkva.us. The deadline for submission is Friday, May 9. For more information, contact Rickeda Fofana at 757-514-4503.