Molly Youth Awards


Molly Youth Award Application 2019

Molly Youth Award Winners Class of 2018

The 14th Annual Molly Youth Awards honors outstanding Douglas County Student athletes and celebrates the memory of Douglas High School student-athlete Molly Lahlum. Forty award winners were recognized for their combined academic achievement, athletic participation and community service excellence.

The event was hosted by the Carson Valley Inn and presented by
MEFIYI (Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc.) staff JoJo and Suzi Townsell
and Advisory Members Mike McLaughlin, Bryan Oland, Brad Fiene, Alicia Main, Dan Dykes and Christy Nolting.  The evening was hosted by Douglas High School Sophomore Student athlete Oliva Johnson and Freshman Student athlete Cameron Swain who announced all 2018 honorees.  The evening included a halftime presentation by Pau Wa Lu Middle School 8th grader Sofia DeLange.

Two $1,000 George and Josie Graham Memorial Scholarship Scholarships were awarded to Douglas High School Seniors, Jake Houghton attending University of Nevada and Alexandra DeMaranville Robinson who will be playing volleyball at William Jessup University.  Douglas High School Seniors Sean Dunkelman, who is committed to University of Colorado-Boulder and Kelsey Carlson, University of Nevada, were both awarded $500 scholarships.   

MEFIYI recognized The E.L. Cord Foundation, Robert R. Banks Foundation, Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, Professional Athletes Foundation, NFL Foundation, Heavenly-Vail Resorts, Inc. and John Ben Snow Memorial Trust for their continued support of our Northern Nevada student-athletes.

Special thanks to Mary Lahlum and the Lahlum Family, our event sponsors Carson Valley Inn, RAMAC Industries and The Record-Courier who make the Molly Youth Awards a special night for our honored guests and their families.  Me-for-Incredible-Youth.