Community members recognized with President’s Volunteer Service Award

The program and pin awarded to each honoree at the ceremony.The program and pin awarded to each honoree at the ceremony.
Recipients of the Presidential Volunteer Service Award, June 2014

Recipients of the Presidential Volunteer Service Award, June 2014

The Niskayuna Community Action Program (N-CAP) sponsored the nationally recognized President’s Volunteer Service Award ceremony on Tuesday, June 8th. The event took place at Iroquois Middle School and recognized the volunteer efforts of 27 Niskayuna residents who have collectively volunteered over 5,000 hours year from March 1st to February 28th.

The program and pin awarded to each honoree at the ceremony.

The program and pin awarded to each honoree at the ceremony.

Awards are earned at Gold, Silver and Bronze levels and the requirements for achieving each vary based on age ranges of the nominees. For example, a child up to age 14 earns a gold medal for a minimum of 100 volunteer hours whereas an adult earns a gold medal at 500 volunteer hours.

The individuals recognized are:

Children
Gold Medal – Aidan McCann, Rose Parisi
Silver Medal – Caroline McGraw
Bronze Medal – Katie Ellis, Tierney Ellis, Jillian Margolies, Clare Stansbury, Eliana Yanoff

Young Adults
Gold Medal – Amanda Mullaney, Joseph Parisi, Chelsea Trant, Patrick Trant, Mitchell Wohl, Elyse Wohl
Silver Medal – Kaitlyn Pfohl, Bianca Sciocchetti, Ella Sciocchetti, Carrie Trant
Bronze Medal – Kyla Bartnicki, Nicole Davidson, Jordyn Davidson, Veronica Liu,Alessandra Shellard, Emily Thompson

Adults
Gold Medal – Sharon Wohl
Silver Medal – Linda Sciocchetti, Howard Wohl

About the Author

Rebecca Isenhart
Rebecca Isenhart is the reporter/writer for Your Niskayuna, presented by the Daily Gazette of Schenectady.