Boomerang Youth Recognition Award
”What goes around, comes around”
A partnership between CB Cares, Outback Steakhouse in Jamison,
and the Bucks County Herald
The Boomerang Youth Recognition Award is a monthly program which recognizes and honors youth in our community for exemplifying and living by one of 9 chosen Developmental Assets (one asset for each month from Sept.-May). The 40 Developmental Assets (www.search-institute.org) are positive experiences, behaviors, and personal qualities that all youth need to possess, in order to be responsible, caring, and strong in the face of peer pressures and other life challenges.
Monthly Assets for School Year 2021-22:
Asset #22: School Engagement
Young person is actively engaged in learning.
Asset #34: Cultural Competence
Young person has knowledge of and comfort with people of different cultural/racial/ethnic backgrounds.
Asset #30: Responsibility
Young person accepts and take personal responsibiity.
Asset #27: Equality and Social Justice
Young person places high value on promoting equality and reducing hunger and poverty.
Asset #26: Caring
Young person values service to others, in their family, school, or community.
Asset #29: Honesty
Young person "tells the truth even when it is not easy".
Asset #25: Reading for Pleasure
Young person reads for pleasure most days, either alone, with family members or with friends.
Asset #37: Sense of Purpose
Young person reports that "my life has purpose".