Gold Award Class of 2014

By: Kim Dunne, Media Manager

Let’s meet six more of our Class of 2014 Gold Awardees!

Paige Griffin
Paige GriffinPaige is from Middlebury Center, PA and a senior at Wellsboro Area High School. She plans to attend Drexel University in the fall. For her take action project she worked with the organization Shoes for Orphan Soles. Through her efforts she created awareness of the need for shoes for children throughout the United States and the world.

Nicole Harris
Nicole is from Endicott and a senior at Union Endicott High School. She hopes to attend college and become fluent in several languages and would like to travel the world. For her take action project she worked with a team of fellow students and Girl Scouts to create pieces of art that she framed and hung throughout the halls and rooms of the Broome Oncology Offices. She asked her team of students of all ages to draw or paint their vision of hope.

Elizabeth Hulbert
Elizabeth is from Watertown and a senior at Watertown High School. She hopes to become a nurse. For her Gold Award Take Action Project she worked with the SPCA making dog beds for the animals in the shelters in her area and passed her project on to more than 40 shelters throughout the state.

Marisa Kreidler
karisa mMarisa is from Apalachin and a 2013 graduate of Vestal High School. She is currently studying Cosmetology. For her project she organized the costume closet for the Vestal High School theater along with obtaining needed costumes and props.


Haley Linkroum
Haley is from Deposit and a senior at Deposit High School. For her take action project she aimed to address bullying and lack of self-esteem among teenage girls. She held an event at her school to raise awareness of the problem and to educate others.

Monica Lyons
Monica LyonsMonica is from Endwell and a senior at Maine Endwell High School. For her Gold Award Take Action Project Monica worked with Mom’s House, a non-profit organization which helps care for children of single mothers. She created a garden with weather instruments to provide the children with an appealing and educational place to play.

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