Congratulations to the young ladies that were honored by the YWCA Exceptional Girls Awards. They represent our students' hard work and good citizenship. The honorees are building a solid foundation for future success and happiness.
Franklin 4th grader Riley Maguire and Logan Ruyak from the high school received The Arts Award for their ability to express self-truth through artistic expression. PHS Junior Chloe Herbert was recognized for making a positive impact on the community through leadership, determination and ingenuity with the Community Impact Award. Fifth-grader Lyell Beneditch received the Health and Wellness Award for being a role model of a healthy lifestyle.
The Rising Star Award for exhibiting leadership qualities and mentoring peers was awarded to high school student Emily Weber. Eleventh-grader Destiny Lepree Williams was recognized with The Shooting Start Award for having a strong set of personal values and mentoring others to set high personal goals.
Julianna Figueroa distinguished herself in athletics, academics, performing arts and citizenship. She was honored with the Trailblazer Award for acting as a passionate leader, who tears down barriers in male-dominated arenas. Remember their names, you will hear them in the future as they take their place as community leaders.