Spirit of Youth

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

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Brooke McPheters posthumously honored with Spirit of Youth Award

Brooke McPheters of Anchorage is posthumously being honored with the 2014 Spirit of Youth Service to Community Award.

Brooke McPheters honored with Spirit of Youth Award in Service to CommunityBrooke McPheters honored with Spirit of Youth Award in Service to Community

Brooke was passionate about children and science. She volunteered for six years as a teaching assistant at the STARBASE Program, which helps at-risk youth with science, technology, engineering and math. She also volunteered more than 400 hours at The Children's Lunchbox. She is responsible for helping students recognize the value of volunteerism.

Brooke had a profound impact on the community. Her Spirit of Youth scholarship will be donated to the South Anchorage High School Junior ROTC as part of the McPheters Award for cadets who accrue 400 community service hours in their academic careers.

Brooke will be honored at the 16th Annual Spirit of Youth Awards Dinner Saturday, April 5, at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown.

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