Chino Valley High School senior receives volunteer service award
Addie Daniels, 17, of Chino Valley, a student at Chino Valley High School, has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. Chino Valley High School nominated Addie for national honors this fall in recognition of her volunteer service.
Daniels was nominated for her work with the Chino Valley Food Neighbors Program, a program she designed in conjunction with her brother, Alex Daniels.
Together, they have enlisted the help of more than 260 community volunteers to collect and distribute food to hungry students and families in the community of Chino Valley. In her nomination, noted in her nomination was that Daniels feels this is the most rewarding community service project she has ever participated in.
Daniels’ principal and nominator Heidi Wolf says, “Addie is an exemplar to her peers with her honesty, reliability, and respect that she has towards her classmates, teachers and members of the community. “
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), recognizes middle level and high school students across America for outstanding volunteer service.
“Across the United States, young volunteers are doing remarkable things to contribute to the well-being of the people and communities around them,” said Prudential CEO Charles Lowrey. “Prudential is honored to celebrate the contributions of these students, and we hope their stories inspire others to volunteer, too.”
“Demonstrating civic responsibility through volunteerism is an important part of life,” said NASSP Executive Director JoAnn Bartoletti. “These honorees practice a lesson we hope all young people, as well as adults, will emulate.”
Information provided by Chino Valley Unified School District.