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May 20 2016

Outstanding Leaders at the Smith CenterPosted By Thomas Chee - 05/20/16

Mayor Carolyn Goodman joined city officials and dignitaries in honoring the local youth leaders of Las Vegas at the 2016 Youth Achievement Awards Gala at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 20, at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Avenue.

The parents and students all enjoyed brunch at City Hall before getting a tour of City Hall and the Mayor's office. 

Mayor Carolyn Goodman, City Manager Betsy Fretwell, Clark County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky and CCSD Board President Trustee Linda Young among those who will be gather to celebrate the difference that 300 high school youth have made in their own lives and the community.

This year’s honorees include:

Kolton Blanda, Cimarron Memorial High School – Mayor’s Award recipient
Unique Hardy, Rancho High School – Leadership Award recipient
Karla Ibarra, Legacy High School – Art Award recipient
Clara Herrera, Rancho High School – Career Development Award recipient
Sari Blanda, Legacy High School – Education Award recipient
Courtney Jones, Las Vegas Academy – Environmental Award recipient