2015 Junior Heart Board Award Recipients

The Heart Society of Gaston County recently awarded the Samuel B. Johnson Scholarship to Grayson Higgins. Grayson just graduated from Piedmont Community Charter School where she was an active member of their Junior Heart Board for 3 years. Over the last 3 years she has served at most every major service project. She has participated in the Heart Walk, Operation Christmas Child, CPR classes, service projects at local assisted living centers, and heart health education efforts for her peers. She served as Secretary of Piedmont Community Charter’s Junior Heart Board this year. Grayson will attend North Greenville University.

The Naomi Cunningham Service Award was presented to Kaylee Bell. Kaylee has been actively involved in the Junior Heart Board at Piedmont Community Charter School. Kaylee is very dependable and service oriented. She has worked with a variety of projects at her school and with Heart Society special events. She volunteered to help with behind the scene tasks, always with a smile and a sincere desire to help others and improve circumstances. Her service exemplifies everything the Naomi Cunningham Service Award represents.

The Junior Heart Board is a service organization for teens that encourages a heart healthy lifestyle and promotes volunteerism. Membership is open to any in student grades 9 through 12 in Gaston County.

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