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Harry F. Byrd, Jr. Leadership Award

Recognizing Virginia’s high school students exhibiting excellence of character, leadership, devotion to duty, and academic accomplishment.

Mission: Recognize and nurture public service, which is critical to the preservation of American democracy, by awarding Virginia’s high school seniors who demonstrate a combination of excellence of character, qualities of leadership, devotion to duty and academic accomplishment with a $10,000 award.