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Twelve Recipients of the Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Jan 03, 2018 11:23AM

At a recent city council meeting, twelve Pleasant Hill students received the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) for volunteer work completed over the past year. The twelve recipients completed over 1,600 hours of community service during the 2016-17 school year. Two of the students, Brett Jones and Ethan Tuey, received the Gold Award for completing over 250 hours of service apiece.

The Presidential Volunteer Service Award is an award given to recognize hours of service individuals provide to their communities. Hours are measured over a 12-month period and awards are designated based on cumulative hours. Awards are offered in bronze, silver, and gold levels and are designed to recognize each milestone of service achievement.

The Pleasant Hill Education Commission is the local sponsor of the award program.  Students can learn more about the program and how to register at the Hours must be completed during the year, between September 1, 2017, and August 31, 2018.

Award winners include: Bronze: Tina Kadavil, George Kadavil, Steven Kadavil, Patrick Jensen, John Fromm, Tomas Triana. Silver: Jackson Thomas, Matthew St. Germain, Craig Valdez, Ethan Gaigalas and Gold: Ethen Tuey and Brett Jones.

Of the recipients, seven are Boy Scouts working on their Eagle Rank or have achieved it: Patrick Jensen, John Fromm, Tomas Triana, Jackson Thomas
Matthew St. Germain, Craig Valdez and Brett Jones.


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