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Monday, 04 March 2019 15:05

Top Youth Volunteers of 2019

Georgia's top two yourth volunteers of 2019 were named by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

High School State Honoree, Anish Bikman, 17 of Cumming and Seth De La Pena, 13 of Alpharetta were named Georgia's top two your volunteers.   The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring your people for outstanding acts of volunteerism

As State Honorees each will receive $1,000, an engraved silver medallion and an all expense paid trip in May to Washington, D.C.  In Washington they will join the top two honorees from each of the other states and the District of Columbia for four days of national recognition.  During the trip, 10 students will be named America's top your volunteers of 2019.  Now in its 24th year The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, is conducted by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

Anish Bikman, a senior at South Forsyth High School, co-founded a nonprofit organization that operates a tutoring academy for local students..  The proceeds go to benefit charities in India serving subsistence farmers, hungry children and people with cataracts.

Middle Level State Honoree, Seth De La Pena, and eight grader at Fulton Science Academy, started a service group that provides clothing and school supplies to students in need in elementary school in an area of the Philippines affected by a volcanic eruption early last year.

Six other Georgia students are Distinguished Finalists for their impressive community service activities.  Each will receive an engraved bronze medallion.

The Georgia's Distinguished Finalists for 2019 are:

Rachel Korynoski, 19 of Flowery Branch, a senior at Johnson High School

Sanjeev Kumar, 17 of Johns Creek, a senior at Northview High Schhol

Jessica Lao, 18 of Johns Creek, a senior at The Westminster Schools

Isabella Miller, 16 of Cumming, a sophomore at Lambert High School

Jalisa Peterson, 17 of Midway, a senior at Liberty County High School

Shanzeh Sheikh, 17 of Marietta, a junior at The Walker School.