The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) is again sponsoring Teen Character Awards to recognize teens with exceptional ethical and compassionate character.

The award consists of a certificate, which will be presented on the outdoor stage at McLean Day at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2023. Names of award winners will be provided to the local newspapers to highlight recognition of the teens’ achievements. All teen nominations must meet the criteria listed on the application. The MCA Education and Youth Committee will review nominations to determine compliance and select the winners from the most deserving candidates.

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, April 21 via email to For more information, visit the McLean Citizens Association website.