Curtis High senior honored for autism volunteering

The News TribuneApril 7, 2014 

Jessie Swofford, a senior at Curtis High School, was recently named one of the state’s two top youth volunteers of 2014 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

Swofford was recognized for her volunteer work with FEAT — Families for Effective Autism Treatment — as a mentor to 10 teenagers, working the summers in an intensive intervention program for children with autism and volunteering at monthly activities.

The award is sponsored by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals.

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