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State Honoree

Robert Cooper

Louisiana

Robert Cooper, Andrew Jackson Fundamental Magnet High School, Chalmette, formed a group called The United Federation of Volunteers to hold fundraising events and provide activities for residents of the Maison Orleans Nursing Home and at C.F. Rowley Elementary School. At the elementary school, Cooper developed "The Student Super Star Program" in which he teaches leadership, critical thinking, and logic skills to students each week.

"There are a million things that can be done to make life more fulfilling for others."