Local youth honored for service on YAC
Left to right: Adrien Davila, Remingten Kitbury, Cody Hartman, Brendan Gould, Jake Olsen, missing Jasmyn Friend.
On Friday, June 1, during the final meeting of the year for the Youth Advisory Council in Lake Stevens, City Councilman Kim Daughtry presented six of the Senior members with the prestigious Presidential Volunteer Service Award.
The President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation was established in 2003 to recognize the valuable contributions volunteers are making in our communities. The Council created the President’s Volunteer Service Award program as a way to thank and honor Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer service.
This year, the Lake Stevens Family Center was very proud to honor six graduating seniors by presentation of this award in recognition of their service to the Youth Advisory Council. There were three bronze level (100 to 174 hours), two silver (175 to 249 hours) and one gold award (250 Hours or more) presented at Friday evenings farewell meeting.
During his presentation of the awards, Councilman Daughtry also designated the five recipients as “Community Doers” and affirmed to these graduating LSHS seniors that they are tomorrow’s leaders as is exampled in the legacy they are leaving in Lake Stevens with the tremendous impact they have made through the Youth Advisory Council.