Three area teens earned special recognition for their efforts to fight drunken driving during MADD Loudoun’s fundraiser at Park View High School on Saturday.
Cody Kim was named the champion ribbon assembler for creating 11,000 ribbons to hand out during 2015. The Stone Bridge High School student also earned 100 hours of community service that were reported to the Presidential Award Committee.
Cody attends Stone Bridge High School.
Sophie Christian was named outstanding teen volunteer. She performed the most community service hours for MADD Loudoun during the school year. The Woodgrove High School student updated the MADD mailing database, assembled letters for annual walk business mailings, solicited for the MADD auction in Purcellville, assisted with the auction on walk day, and assembled MADD ribbons. She volunteered a total of 200 hours which were reported to the Presidential Award Committee.
Tharun Saravanan raised the most money for the MADD Loudoun Walk—$323. He performed 50 hours of community service for his school award by April 30 and earned an additional five hours for raising money for the walk. The River Bend Middle School student named his walk team the Handy Helpers.