Spirit of Youth

Creating, promoting and recognizing youth involvement in communities across Alaska. Email the blog at info@spiritofyouth.org.

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Wasilla youth creates special needs pageant, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/12/2014 10:05 am

Anchorage youth musician helps homeless teens, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/7/2014 10:58 am

Stony River teen fights to keep school open, receives Spirit of Youth Award - 3/5/2014 9:25 am

Kodiak teen to receive Spirit of Youth Award for Science & Environment - 3/3/2014 12:15 pm

Shaktoolik teen receives Spirit of Youth award for ocean bravery - 2/28/2014 9:07 am

Cooper Landing youth uses fashion sense for good cause

Thirteen-year-old Cooper Landing resident Clara LaRock put her passion for fashion to good use last year by helping to organize the Cooper Landing Recycled Fashion Show, put on by Cooper Landing Recycle.

Clara LaRock, center, modeling her recycled newspaper dress. Photo courtesy of David Story, via the Redoubt ReporterClara LaRock, center, modeling her recycled newspaper dress. Photo courtesy of David Story, via the Redoubt Reporter

Her intricate newspaper dress won her top honors in last year's show and this year she will display a garbage bag dress with flower accents as part of America Recycles Day, November 15.

Joseph Robertia from the Redoubt Reporter has the full story.

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