April 26th, 2024

The Youth Center and Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach/Cypress will be hosting the 12th Annual Ceremony for A Night Among the Stars in which fifteen outstanding volunteers who have selflessly given their time and talents to charities are nominated bynon-profits, schools, and community groups.

Selected nominees and their families will receive an invitation to this special formal event. Youth nominees each receive a certificate of recognition from the U.S. Senate, The Los Alamitos City of Commerce, and a chance to win four $500 scholarships.

2024 Scholarships will be provided by Rotary of Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, & Cypress, S.E.T.H. Foundation (Lion’s Club), Rossmoor Woman’s Club, and Rossmoor Homeowners Association.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Congratulations to our past Stellar Volunteers

  • Una O’Farrell – Camp S.H.A.R.K. – 2023 (RWC Award)
  • Hayley Dunn – Casa Youth Shelter – 2023 (RWC Award)
  • Lexi Blankenstein – LAEF – 2023 (RHA Award)
  • Sarah Saadeh – The Youth Center – 2023 (S.E.T.H. Award)
  • Katie Velez – VBA Leos Academy – 2022 (S.E.T.H. Award)
  • Katelyn Loh – LAEF – 2022 (Rotary Award)
  • Ally Hatakeyama – The Youth Center, Los Alamitos High School, Emerging Leaders Club – 2022 (Rossmoor Women’s Club)
  • Amelia Drukker – Girl Scouts of OC – 2022 (Rossmoor Women’s Club)
  • Kirsten Okamoto – Girl Scouts of OC – 2021 (S.E.T.H. Award)
  • Evert Lukas – Grateful Hearts – 2021
  • Katie Recker – LAUSD – 2021 (Rotary Award)
  • Davis Taylor – Seal Beach Leos – 2021
  • Darren Deutsch – Los Alamitos High School – 2019

  • Rebecca Gomez – Seal Beach Leo Club – 2019

  • Viviana Ramirez – Grateful Hearts – 2019 (Rotary Award)

  • Rory Lowdermilk – Girl Scouts – 2019

  • Daniel Hayase – VBA Seal Beach Leo Club – 2018

  • Lindsey Torgerson – Los Alamitos High School – 2018

  • Tanner Webb – Summer Harvest – 2018

  • Cody Tanner – Seal Beach Leo Club – 2018 (Rotary Award)

  • Morgan Cheng – The Youth Center – 2017

  • Bryan Elapano – Grateful Hearts – 2017 (Rotary Award)

  • Riley Rojas – Precious Life Shelter – 2017

  • Anita Maksymchuk – Los Alamitos High School – 2017

  • Brielle Johnson – Grateful Hearts – 2016

  • Max Russell – The Friendship Circle – 2016 (Rotary Award)

  • Josie Pearce – Los Alamitos School District – 2016

  • Andrew Turner – Los Alamitos High School – 2015

  • Jennifer Lang – Seal Beach Lions Foundation – 2015

  • Janine Kim, Los Alamitos Unified School District – 2014

  • Laura Munley, The Youth Center – 2014

  • Cullen Fitzgibbons, Grateful Hearts – 2013

  • Evan Jenkins, Seal Beach Lions Club – 2013

Nonprofits and Agencies Who NominatedOur AmazingStar Volunteers