Sunday, April 15, 2012

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Honorees from Illinois

I'd like to introduce you to the Honorees from Illinois 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 two state Honorees are:

Jonny Cohen

Jonny is a junior.  He invented an aerodynamic shield for the front of school buses that reduces wind drag, thereby improving gas mileage and reducing pollution.


Daniella Cohen

Daniella is in eighth grade.  She and another student worked on project G.I.V.E., Go Innovate Volunteer & Educate.  She currently co-manages a pen-pal program connecting students in the U.S. with students in Bangalore, India.

The Distinguished Finalists are:

John Makowiec-aiding the disadvantaged
Grace Hill-aiding the disadvantaged
Cassidy Muir-aiding the disadvantaged
Sarah Salameh-aiding the disadvantaged
Abigail Hedlin-enhancing community resources
Madelyn McGlynn-working to prevent disease in Uganda
Meaghan Ranz-raises money for victims of sex trafficking
Kaley Shannon-providing disaster relief

Lets hear it for all these wonderful kids!

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