61 Shorecrest students honored by Gift of Giving Foundation & President's Volunteer Service

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

With more than 11,000 hours of community service reaching from Shoreline and Lake Forest Park to locations around the world, 61 Shorecrest High School students and recent graduates have been honored by the Gift of Giving Foundation and the national President’s Volunteer Service Award for a commitment of at least 100 hours of service in 2015-16.

The achievement marks a significant milestone for Shorecrest, where more than 500 students have earned this honor over the past 11 years, according to foundation director Ann Corbett.

Community service has been a graduation requirement at Shorecrest for almost 30 years; Shorewood began its community service program 4 years ago. To graduate, all students must volunteer for at least 40 hours during their high school years with a registered non-profit group or event.

 “All of these students deserve both our applause and our thanks,” says Corbett. “So many students go way beyond what’s required, and we like to give a big ‘shout-out’ to the students at both Shorecrest and Shorewood high schools who have completed the extra hours to earn the PVSA.”

Shorecrest High School 2015-16 President’s Volunteer Service Award recipients:

Simon Acker
John Alop
McKenna Bixby
April Bui
Luke Busby
Hannah Cheung
Matthew Creagan
Izabella Davis
Lauren Day
Mac Franks
Eden Glesener
Shelby Gresch
Jay Harris
Lisa Heffner
Elizabeth Holmdahl
Evan Jean
Clio Jensen
Giancarlo Jigamian
Katsyaryna Kot
Daniela Landaverde
Jade Lauw
Catherine Lavy
Nikole Lorvick
Dallas Lyons
Stephanie Martinez
Ella McGuigan
Taylor Midkiff
Alyssa Moore
Pierre Morse
Sally Nguyen
Ami Njadoe
Nazma Noray
Megan Opfer
Reane Pagdilao
Nicholas Parker
Claire Perrin
Michael Peters
Schuyler Peters
Dane Pray
Jordan Richmond
Marlena Rooney-Wilcox
Kristen Rudnick
Lydia Salo
Aedan Scanlon
Rachel Semon
Mariama Sidibe
Bhavana Sharma
Emma Shuster
Jacob Silver
Makda Tekie
Vivian Tran
Joseph Ubelhart
Gabe Vogel
Daniel Wacker
Kai Wang
DeMeaus Wong
Tenzin Yangchen
Jessica Yost
Alaine Ziegenhagel
Noah Ziegenhagel
Zhao Zhuojun

The PVSA is an initiative of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) and is administered by the Points of Light - the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service. Shoreline students have volunteered with several hundred non-profit groups, including local hospitals, schools, social service and animal welfare agencies, and international aid organizations.

“Not only do our students gain new skills and develop new talents, they come to find out that when they help others, they also help themselves,” says Corbett.


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