Saturday, April 21, 2012

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Honorees from Iowa

I'd like to introduce you to the Honorees from Iowa 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! 

The State Honorees are:

Hannah Jorgensen

Hannah is in seventh grade.  She helped organize a campaign to make personal care kits, with items like razors, shaving cream, tissues, etc.,  and pillowcases for families transitioning from local homeless shelters to more permanent homes.


Kayla De Weerd

Kayla is a freshman.  She created a program for her junior high that helped teach fellow students about nutrition and physical activity to help combat childhood obesity.

The Distinguished Finalists are:

Rachael Bair-aiding the disadvantaged
Julianne Delessio-aiding the disadvantaged
Gabriel Eide-feeding the hungry
Pavane Gorrepati-protecting the environment

Lets hear it for these awesome kids and the amazing things they are doing!

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