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ACYOA Awards

Awards are given annually in May.

Name Description Download Application
Chapter "A" Award This award is given to an ACYOA Senior Chapter that has best fulfilled the requirements established by the ACYOA Central Council.
Sam Nersesian Award This award is given to an individual who displays Christian values of love, patience, humility, and understanding.
Gregory Arpajian Leadership Award This award is given to an individual who displays leadership and service to the Armenian Church and the Armenian Community.
Very Rev. Fr. Haigazoun Melkonian Award The Very Rev. Fr. Haigazoun Melkonian Award is given each year to a member of the clergy for his passionate leadership, exemplary service and dedicated efforts on behalf of the youth of the Armenian Church in loving memory of a pastor whose dynamic ministry to youth continues to bear fruit.    
Rev. Fr. Haroutiun Dagley and Yn. Patricia Dagley Award The Rev. Fr. Haroutiun Dagley Award is given each year to a layperson for his/her continued devotion to the youth of the Armenian Church in loving memory of a pastor and Yeretzgin whose commitment continues to be an exemplary model for all Christians.    
Abp. Tiran Nersoyan Service Award This award is given to an ACYOA Junior who has served the Armenian Church with the same humility and compassion as the late founder of the ACYOA.
Abp. Tiran Nersoyan Leadership Award This award is given to an ACYOA Junior who has taken on leadership roles within his/her ACYOA chapter and/or parish, and has approached those roles with Christian love, understanding, and patience.
Abp. Tiran Nersoyan Vision Award This award is given to an ACYOA Junior who has established programs that incorporate one or more of the five circles of the cross (education, worship, service, witness and fellowship), and who has made a lasting impression on his or her ACYOA chapter and/or parish.
ACYOA Junior Chapter “A” Award This award is given to an ACYOA Junior organization that has done its best to create an atmosphere conducive to Christian love, education, and service.

 

Abp. Tiran Nersoyan Vision Award

This award is given to an ACYOA Junior who has established programs that incorporate one or more of the five circles of the cross (education, worship, service, witness and fellowship), and also have a lasting effect within his or her ACYOA chapter and/or parish.

2016   Tanner Asadorian (Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs, Bayside, NY)
2015   Lucine Boloyan (St. James Armenian Church, Watertown, MA)
2014   Lucine Dayian (St. Sarkis Armenian Church, Carrollton, TX)
2013   Hagop Toghramadjian (St. Sahag Church, St. Paul, MN)
2012   Taylor Carden (St. Leon Church, Fair Lawn, NJ)
2011   Michael Sabounjian (Holy Translators Church, Framingham, MA)
2010   Lori Ayanian (Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, MA)
2009   Danielle Melkonian (Cambridge, MA)
2008   Christine Hovsepian (Watertown, MA)
2007   Sarah Badach (Fairlawn, NJ)
2006   Tamar Pounardjian, Cleveland
2005   Arthur Sabounjian (Framingham, MA)
2004   Arpi Derderian (Wynnewood, PA)
2003   Gregory Guroian (White Plains, NY)
          Jonathan Banks (Southfield, MI)
2002   Stephanie Jones (Cambridge, MA)