D.C. students Sydney Kamen, of Georgetown Day School, and Maxine Bailey, of Holy Trinity School, have been granted a Prudential Spirit of Community Award along with 100 other civic-minded youth from each state.
The nationwide program honors students in grades 5-12 for their volunteer contributions in the community. Now in its 18th year, the awards program is run by the New Jersey-based Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Federal Programs Related to - Partnerships in EducationCollaborative arrangements and endeavors between and among schools and other entities such as corporations, community agencies, students; parents; teachers, other schools, etc., designed to share resources, achieve common goals, and foster educational achievement, improvement and reform. Adopt-A-School Programs; Academic Alliances; Education Collaboratives; Educational Partnerships; Partners in Education Projects
Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/OtherPrivate nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.
Federal Programs Related to - Voluntarism PromotionPrograms that utilize seminars, informational meetings and the media to promote and encourage the participation of individuals who wish to donate their time on a full or part-time basis without remuneration to charitable and/or community organizations. Volunteer Management; Voluntary Service; Volunteer Opportunities; Volunteer Recruitment; Volunteerism
Federal Programs Related to - Educational ProgramsPrograms within the context of the formal educational system or offered as an adjunct to the traditional school curriculum which provide instructional services that are individualized or specialized to meet the special needs and interests of learners.
Use references: Bilingual Education; Compensatory Education; Cooperative Extension; Correctional Education; Discovery Learning; Extension Education; Extension Services; Independent Learning; Independent Study Programs; Migrant Child Education; Migrant Education; Multicultural Education; Prison Education; Self Directed Learning; Self Instruction; Self Teaching; University Extension