I'd like to introduce you to the Honorees from Maine for The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. The program also chooses anywhere from 2 to 10 runners up in each state. They are named Distinguished Finalists and receive a bronze medallion. I will be listing them as well underneath the Honorees.
I will give a short description of what the Honoree has been nominated for and then you can click on their name to find out more!
Here are the State Honorees:
Carly is in eighth grade. Carly is and active volunteer. She has mentored and worked with children as a camp counselor. She helped create a garden that has produced more than 17,000 lbs of fresh fruits and veggies for 3 local food pantries. She has also helped the homeless, mentored a student with autism at her school, raised money for a local firefighter with cancer and helped make toys for a local animal shelter.
Andrew is a senior. He created a "Keep Our Beaches Clean" program that helped get elementary students involved in helping the environment. He also hosts the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup at two beaches every year.
And the Distinguished Finalists:
Emily Sevey-aiding the disadvantaged
Alexandra Hood-teaching, tutoring and mentoring other young people.
Lets hear it for this exceptional kids and the amazing things they have achieved.