Outstanding Young Citizen Awardees


2024 Outstanding Young Citizens

will be announced Thursday, April 25!

Congratulations to our 2024 Outstanding Young Citizens.


Isaac Bernstein

Upper St. Clair High School, 12

Natalie Bernstein

Academic Achievement

Coca-Cola Scholar Recipient, National Scholarship for Leadership, Service, Academic Excellence, and Action – 1 Year
AIG’s High School Diplomat in U.S. and in Japan, Student Ambassador – 2 Years
2023 Junior Achievement’s 18 Under 18 Recipient, Member – 1 Year
Bryan Cameron Education Foundation Impact Scholarship Finalist, Full-Ride to my School of Choice Scholarship – 1 Year
2x Pennsylvania PMEA All-State Percussionist, Member – 2 Years

Extracurricular Activities

10-year Hockey Player and 3-Year Captain, Captain – 4 Years
10-Year Percussionist / Drummer (Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Marching Band), 3-Year Percussion Section Principal Percussionist and Section Leader – 4 Years
Student Council, 1 Year President, 3 year Senator – 4 Years
Junior Achievement Student Educational Opportunities Research Intern, Student Ambassador – 1 Year
No Place for Hate President / Student Ambassador, President – 4 Years

Community Involvement

Founder of my Plates for Pitt Organization (www.platesforpitt.org), Organization Founder – raised over $44,000 and 186,000 meals and counting for combatting food insecurity in Western PA – 6 Years
Certified Upper St. Clair School District Student Technology Employee, Employee – 4 Years
Certified PIRHL Inline Hockey Head Referee, Head Referee – 3 Years
Middle School Inline Hockey Head Coach, Head Coach – 2 Years
Peer Tutor, In-School and Independent Tutor – 6 Years


Currently, I plan on matriculating to Princeton University to study at their School of Public and International Affairs on a pre-law track. Advocacy is part of my identity, so being able to represent those in need as an attorney is a career I’d value each day.