Students Receive Brentwood Youth Citizen Awards

The Brentwood Community Council honored 15 students for the annual awards.

More than a dozen students from area schools received the 2012-2013 Brentwood Youth Citizen Awards at Tuesday night's community council meeting.

Congratulations to the following recipients!

Girl Scout Troop 10645 of St. Martin of Tours School: The scouts were recognized for their efforts in renovating the kitchen facilities of St. Turibius School in Los Angeles.

  • Madeleine Daly
  • Mitra Djabbari
  • Amanda King-Templeton
  • Peyton Lancaster
  • Shannon Levinson
  • Ryan Netter
  • Katie Scheibal
  • Bailey Shaw
  • Lauren Weetman
  • Kate Wegleitner

Jose Ernesto Lopez of University High School: Lopez was recognized for his work volunteering 716 hours leading and supervising children, as well as assisting in various aspects of running the summer camp at Stoner Community Center in West L.A.

Abdiel Lopez of Palisades Charter High School: Lopez received his award for work as vice president of the Latino Student Union, the internal affairs liaison for Human Rights Watch PCHS Student Task Force, entertainment editor of Tideline and an intern with the Santa Monica Mirror. Lopez is describe as a young Latino activist and human rights activist.

Natalie Cardenas of Brentwood School: The award recognized Cardenas' effort of volunteering 800 community service hours to numerous organizations helping youth, veterans, active military members, the sick and disabled, the homeless and hungry and those with special needs.

Annie Krepack of The Archer School for Girls: Krepack volunteered in various ways to serve students at Archer, as well as the greater Brentwood community.

Dora Seggelke of Paul Revere Charter Middle School: Seggelke volunteered in various ways this year, helping to provide food and clothing for needy children, as well as serving the students and her school administration.

The criteria for the Brentwood Youth Citizen Award is a deserving youth under the age of 18 who has demonstrated initiative, leadership, innovation and is dedicated toward improving the lives of others. Their respective school administrators nominate their students for the annual award.



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