Local students earn premier

national volunteer service award

CONTRIBUTED BY: Tammy Rosenfeldt ▪ Marketing Communications Associate

SYMMES TWP., OH (June 14, 2021) – Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy announced  58 students have earned The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA)

The PVSA is the premier national volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens to live a life of service. Those earning the prestigious service award receive presidential gratitude and national recognition.

Service hours are measured over a 12-month period and awards are designated based on cumulative hours. The awards are offered in multiple levels and are designed to recognize each milestone of service achievement. Levels include bronze, silver, gold, and the highest honor, the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for those who contribute more than 4,000 hours of service in their lifetime. 

The following students earned the Gold Award, which requires 100-250 service hours, depending on age:

Teens (11–15): Lindsey Carlson, Tyler Cebulskie, Alexa Gaudet, Alex Goettsch, Jonathan Jackson, Jacob Kaesemeyer, Ainsley Keyes, Caleigh McFawn, Ava Overdeck, Clete Reinberger, Abbie Scheib, Benjamin Smith, Kiylah Smoot, Gabrielle Soloria

Young Adults (16-25): Katelyn Bruns, Riley Cebulskie, Kaitlyn Lott

These following students earned the Silver Award, which requires 75-249 service hours, depending on age:

Teens (11–15): Alex Browning, Andrew Coors, Brent Duckwall, Leah Kindle, Isaac Mills, Felicity Sui, Ava Tomlin, Elizabeth Willman, Lee Winkler, Charleigh Wright

Young Adults (16-25): Victory Bruns

These following students earned the Bronze Award, which requires 50-174 service hours, depending on age:

Teens (11–15): Adyson Anderson, Alexandra Bruner, Tara Chalasani, Paul Collins, Kaitlyn Comstock, Max Ehlers, Piper Fischer, Joshua Gaudet, Madelynn Glenn, Nate Hayes, Jaden Iris, Nico Kushon, Payton Merle, Olivia Noh, Zachary O’Connell, Grace Pearson, Collin Rellar, Bianca Rodriguez, Abby Rosenfeldt, Micah Wissman, Leydn Yankoff

Young Adults (16-25): Suzanna Bruns, Henry Heimlich, Kathryn Hodges, Claire Mitchell, Kennedy Puryear, Gianna Rodriguez, Ava Schwann, Mollie Wilkowski

Along with the honor of Presidential recognition, recipients will receive a personalized certificate, an official pin, medallion or coin, and a congratulatory letter from the President of the United States.

“Serving opens our eyes and builds bridges in understanding our world,” said CHCA Student Outreach Coordinator, Karen Hordinski. “The community volunteer hours these students provided have undoubtedly helped to make our world a better place by making our volunteers better educated and more compassionate citizens.”

To learn more about Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy, visit chca-oh.org.