Ms. Kalena Meyers, MVA Director of Event and Community Relations, informed Montverde.org that our Montverde Academy’s K-Kids, a Lower-school community service club affiliated with Kiwanis International, recently received the K-Kids President’s Volunteer Service award for 2015! According to the PVSA official website, “The President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) is the premier volunteer awards program, encouraging citizens to live a life of service through presidential gratitude and national recognition.  We encourage you to take a look around, be inspired and take positive action that changes the world.”  

The award required a minimum of 50 community service hours to earn this award. The winners are presented with a medal, certificate, and a signed letter from President Obama.  For the metals: Bronze- 50+ hours, Silver 75+ hours, Gold 100+ hours.  In the features photo: Winners this year were: (First Row L-R) Sydney Rivera- Bronze, Kurt Schindele- Gold, Tyler Fricker- Gold, Isaac Danois- Gold, Kady Bills-McCoy- Gold, Layla Aziz- Bronze,   (2nd Row L-R) Ms. Meyers, Faith Taylor- Gold, Aryan Patel- Bronze, Sierra Hadaway- Bronze, , Ashton Appadu- Silver, Maverick Meyers- Silver, Ethan Kaufman- Gold Not pictured: Ryleigh Sperry- Bronze.