This award recognizes a student that has exemplified commitment, enthusiasm and actively encouraged the participation of other students in going over and beyond in serving and meeting a need within the community. This student has demonstrated and served as an example of a volunteer student leader among his or her peers.
Morgan Gregg is a senior at Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School. In addition to having almost completed the school’s rigorous academics, she has been a volunteer with the Boys and Girls Club for eight years and regularly volunteers at the organization’s Teen Center. Her innovative approaches to fundraising helped a group of fellow students attend a national conference at no cost to them.
Ethan Hill is a fourth grader at Phillips Academy. His efforts to help people experiencing homelessness quickly grew from building supply kits with his family to providing 50 sleeping bags to people in need, earning him recognition from Mayor Randall Woodfin and an outpouring of community support and donations. Since then, he has raised more than $6,000, which will provide 150 to200 people with sleeping bags and care packages.
Student Volunteer of the Year Award Nominees
- Morgan Gregg – Finalist
- Ethan Hill – Finalist
- Sydney Coney
- Helen Macher
- Riah Shah
- Braxton and Brooklyn Sieglson
- Jay Wyatt
IGNITE 2020 will be an interactive virtual affair (IVA) on the same date and time as before, Thursday, April 23, 2020, beginning at 10:30 am. We plan to celebrate our famous volunteer finalists in grand style on our digital platforms and through social engagement.
Keep the date, change the location for IGNITE 2020, April 23 @ 10:30 am!