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22 local teens recognized for leadership, service

22 local seniors were recognized for their commitment to leadership and service in their community recently at the National Charity League — Cotton Wood Chapter’s Senior Recognition banquet (photo courtesy of Ellen Pickle).

The National Charity League – Cottonwood Chapter recently held its annual Senior Recognition banquet to honor 22 seniors from local high schools for their commitment to leadership and service in their community.

The teenagers have been involved with more than 15 philanthropic organizations.

“The Cottonwood Chapter of NCL, Inc. has given my daughter and I the
opportunity to serve our community together,” said President Ashley Alford. “The time we have spent with
each other is priceless, and I will cherish our memories of NCL. Our
senior class departs with life skills and experiences that have prepared
them for their next stage in life and I know the entire chapter joins me
in wishing them all the best.”

The National Charity League is a national nonprofit organization comprised of mother and daughter members in Chapters across the United States. Their mission is to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences, according to a news release.

The 2018 seniors recognized at the event, as they appear in the above photo:

  • ROW 1: Allison Holmes, Gigi Gutwein, Jessie Roller, Shivangi Nigam, Erica Hoffman
  • ROW 2:  Erica Renfro, Erin Belcher, Grace Olfers, Lauren Hunter, Cami Ten Napel
  • ROW 3:  Brynna Boyd, Peyton Wohnoutka, Kristen Burdick, Alex Scroggins, Madelyn Sievert
  • ROW 4:  Melissa Johnstone, Brynn Alford, Mattie Fuerst, Emily Dunn, Annie Crow
  • ROW 5:  Megan Lesko, Kylie Garrett

For more information on National Charity League’s Cottonwood Chapter, click here.

Mark Smith
Mark Smith
Mark Smith is the Digital Editor of The Cross Timbers Gazette.

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