Woodinville youths receive Camp Fire's highest award
by Kirk Boxleitner
Woodinville High School seniors Alicia Fortune, 17, and Renee Becker, 18, were recently awarded Camp Fire Boys and Girls' highest honor, the Wohelo Award.
Fortune, a 13-year member of Camp Fire, helped increase awareness of the importance of physical fitness by working as an aerobics instructor for one year with the international students at Edmonds Community College. She has organized and led Father/Kid events for Camp Fire, is an active member of her school's DECA organization and cheer staff, and once held a temporary seat on the Brass Plum young women's fashion board of Nordstrom's. She has been accepted into the International Business program at Chaminade University in Honolulu.
Becker, a seven-year member of Camp Fire, participated in the "Kids on the Block" program on AIDS, a puppet show designed to help children in grades 5 to 8 learn about the disease, its risks, and how it can affect anyone. She has also planned Father/Kid events for Camp Fire. She was president on the cabinet of the East Branch Teens-In-Action and served on the Youth Round Table and on the Steering Committee for the State Leadership Conference of Camp Fire.