A student from Princeton, La was honored in the nation's capitol for outstanding volunteer service at the 18th Annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Seventeen-year-old Kellie Abbott, a senior at Haughton High School, raised more than $11,000 to supply police cars with special anti-bleeding kits to increase police officers' odds of surviving traumatic wounds.

102 of America'a top youth volunteers were selected from close to 30,000 applicants and recieved $1,000, a silver medallion and a trip to Washington, D.C. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards are presented in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals.


Congrats Kellie!

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