Awards honor winning contributions by young people

EDMONDS — The community gathered Thursday night to honor young people from around Snohomish County as part of the Youth Challenge Awards.

The program recognizes middle- and high-schoolers who make significant contributions in several categories. Snohomish County deputy prosecutor Adam Cornell was Thursday night’s keynote speaker. He shared his experience growing up in foster care and the people who made a difference in his life.

Here’s a list of the $200 cash award recipients:

Creativity: Kaitlin Evers, Lynnwood High

Courage: Francisco Colchado, Mariner High

Inspiration: Dustin Brent, Edmonds Heights

Community Service: Taylor Brooks, Mountlake Terrace High

Environmental Service: Caroline Rensel, Arlington High

Leadership: Shawn Semana, Mountlake Terrace High

Group: Horizon SB, a skateboard team from the Snohomish Boys & Girls Club

Here’s a list of the nominees:

Jackie Affronte, Sara Alkhedairy, Christopher Bentley, Austin Berg, Juliana Borges, Dawan Carson, Hunter Coulombe, Kristia-Leanne Dizon, Charnie Dondrea, Lindsey Gahan, Yuliya Golovchanova, Sarah Gonzales, Yvette Gonzales, Russ Goodwin, Mackenze Hammon, Amelia Haskins, Megan Herzog, Daria Jamtaas, Danisha Lee, Kevin Lee, Scott Nichols, Allison Perrigoue, Caroline Renset, Dmitri Rondorf, Sarah Mei Li Rood, Chelsea Sheffield, Tyler Storz, Curtis Sullivan, Emily Sullivan, Thomas Toline, Yocemiht Torralba, Katrina Van Tassell, Taylor Weaver, Paris Werner, Ashley Weyers and Connor Worman.

The group nominees included Girl Scout Troop 50122, Lynnwood Teen Advisory Group and Planned Parenthood Teen Council of the Great Northwest.

The awards were sponsored by the Rotary Club of Lynnwood, Journal Media Group and Whidbey Island Bank. For more information about the award program, visit www.youthchallengeawards.com.

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