Northwest NEWS

November 12, 2001


Carly Fleming nominated for Prudential award

Each year, schools are asked to nominate one student, who played a vital part in an outstanding community service project, for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
   Cedarcrest High School has announced that the honoree is junior Carly Fleming.
   She was chosen for her community service project, the Duvall Literacy Drive, which took place from April 23 through May 4, 2001. Inspired by the nationwide statistics that speak to problems adults and children have with reading, Carly founded this idea for a literacy drive.
   Carly then went on to organize, coordinate all aspects of the project and recruit volunteers to help make it possible.
   Although the Lower Snoqualmie Valley communities are small, Carly's project proved they are rich in generosity. Carly and her team of volunteers collected 2,800 books which were distributed among low-income families, disadvantaged and/or academically challenged children in the Riverview School District.
   Carly's application will move to the state level and hopefully on to be nationally recognized.
   The National Association of Secondary School Principals and the Prudential Insurance Company of America sponsor this award.