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Harold Banks
Global Communications, Prudential Financial
Phone: (973) 802-8974
Email: harold.banks@prudential.com

Dawn Dankner-Rosen
DDR Public Relations
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Interviews

We interviewed each 2017 State Honoree about their award-winning service activities and why they volunteer. See the interviews on YouTube.

See interviews with past honorees: [2016] [2015] [2014] [2013] [2012]

National Awards Program Seeking America's Top Youth Volunteers of 2018

9/5/2017

NATIONAL AWARDS PROGRAM SEEKING
AMERICA'S TOP YOUTH VOLUNTEERS OF 2018

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards will grant two students
in each state $1,000, a medallion and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today through November 7, 2017, The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is looking for the top youth volunteers of the year in each U.S. state and the District of Columbia.

Students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have made meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service within the past 12 months. The application is available at http://spirit.prudential.com and www.nassp.org/spirit.

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National Honorees for 2017 Announced

5/8/2017

America’s top 10 youth volunteers of 2017 named at 22nd annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps pays tribute to outstanding middle level and high school volunteers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For community service initiatives that range from supporting veterans to providing school supplies to kids in need, 10 students were named America’s top youth volunteers of 2017 today by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a national program sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP).

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TOP YOUTH VOLUNTEERS OF 2017 HONORED NATIONWIDE

2/7/2017

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards select 102 student volunteers to earn $1,000 awards, silver medallions and trip to nation’s capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Some created programs for children with disabilities. Many worked to provide food to peers in need who go without subsidized school meals over the weekend. A few worked to raise awareness about the danger of distracted driving.

Those are just some of the stories of the 102 youth volunteers – two from each state and the District of Columbia – who today were named State Honorees by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring students in grades 5-12 for outstanding volunteer service. Read the names and stories of this year’s honorees at http://spirit.prudential.com.

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