Seventy-one children from Georgia have been recognized by the CaresScholarship Program for making a positive impact in their communities through volunteerism.
These winners qualify for the chance to receive a $1,000 regional scholarship for post-secondary education, which Kohl’s will award in July. Of the more than 200 regional winners, 10 national winners will each receive a total of $10,000 in scholarships and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf.
Area winners include:
- Mackenzie Bearup, 18 Alpharetta
- Caroline Cibulskus, 10, Roswell
- Ashley Goldsberry, 11, Cumming
- Hope Kemp-Hanson, 13, Johns Creek
- Remington Youngblood, 11, Duluth
A list of all winners from Georgia is available at www.kohlskids.com.
In total this year, Kohl’s will recognize more than 2,200 young volunteers with more than $420,000 in scholarships and prizes.
“Kohl’s is thrilled to recognize more than 2,200 young volunteers who have dedicated their time and energy to bettering the communities in which we live,” said Julie Gardner, Kohl’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “Every effort, large or small, makes a difference. Through the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program, we strive to not only recognize these efforts but also encourage outstanding youth to improve their communities through volunteerism.”