Dorothy Young has been named Retired Educator of the Year by the Spokane Area Retired Educators Association.
She was cited for her work with drug abuse, child abuse and suicide prevention in public schools, teaching illiterate adults how to read and many other projects.
Congressman George Nethercutt presented awards at Spangle High School to several students who completed the requirement for national awards for service and citizenship.
Those receiving the President’s Youth Award for demonstrating outstanding community service were: Amy Stearns, Clay Wilken, Jodi Smith, Brandon Bergstrom and Angela Vold, all of Sprague High School; Time Wilken, Lamont Junior High; Ronna Heide and Angie Heide, both of Harrington (Wash.) School District; and Whitney Porter, Seth Woodard Elementary.
These students completed more than 100 hours of community service activities within a year: Kristi Heide, a Harrington School District student, received the group’s National Award for 50 to 100 hours of community serveice.
Juliann Laney and Shannon Pelissier, both of Lamont Junior High, and Whitney Porter of Seth Woodard Elementary, received Good Citizenship Awards from the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Jodi Smith, Sprague High School, received the Congressional Bronze Award for completing a minimum of 210 hours of activity accumulated over seven or more months.
Congressional Silver Award winners are Clay Wilken, a sophomore at Sprague High School; Amy Stearns, a junior at Sprague High and a Running Start student at Spokane Falls Community College; Brandon Bergstrom, a sophomore at Sprague High School; and Angela Vold, a sophomore at Sprague High.
Each completed 420 hours of activity accumulated over 15 or more months.
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