Chloe Orecchio of Weirton was named one of West Virginia's largest youth volunteers in 2019 at Prudential of Community Spirit Awards.
As Honoree State, Chloe will receive $ 1,000, engraved silver medall, and an all-cost trip paid to Washington, D.C. in May. During the tour, he will take up the spectators from each of the other states and the District of Columbia for four days of national identity events. In addition, ten of the State Honorees of the Top 100 American Volunteers of Youth will be nominated during the tour.
Chloe, 11, is the sixth grade at the Workers' School, St. Joseph Weirton. She organized a clean monthly program to keep her school campus free of charge.
During his ride to school every morning, Chloe began to identify a litter near the road and the yard.
"All our trash in our campus has made our community very tough," she said. "I told my parents that someone should clean it up."
Chloe's father asked her to make a solution, resulting in the "Chloe Campus Cleaning Plan".
She explained her plan to St. Joseph's School Board, who immediately approved her, and then recruited other students to form a cleaning team.
Collect the first cleaning of four garbage garbage bags from the Chloe primary school and a high school and a church across the street. Now, it schedules to clean on the third Saturday every month.
"The campus has made a big difference," she said. "No trash is available!"
Prudential Financial, now in its 24th year, is the Community Prudential Spirit Awards in association with the National Association of Secondary School Principals. The largest youth recognition program is based on one voluntary service in the US. Since the start of the program in 1995, more than 125,000 volunteers were given at local, state and national level.
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