Lehigh Valley

Allentown honors kids caught "doing something right"

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The city of Allentown will honor the 2017 winners of its "Catch a Young Person Doing Something Right" campaign in a ceremony Tuesday night.

The 36 winners will each receive a certificate from Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski during the reception at 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers.

The "Catch a Young Person Doing Something Right" campaign was launched in 2012 to recognize outstanding youth in the community who contribute to the well-being of Allentown, according to a news release. 

Allentown residents can submit nominations for kids ages 7-18 that they catch "doing something right." 

This year's winners of the "Volunteerism" award are:

  • Jahelys Adorno

  • Yojasmi Martinez-Altagracia

  • Dezmariyah Brown

  • Priscilla Figueroa

  • Alexa Fondeur

  • Amir Harriston

  • Jordy Henriquez

  • Dianna Hererra

  • Demetrius Lema

  • John Medina

  • Abbigail Mexquititla

  • Nyalise Morales

  • Arianis Ortiz

  • Zyier Palmer

  • Angeidy Torres Perez

  • Jensy Ramirez

  • Joshua Ramirez

  • Zainalyn Velaquez

  • Nikaury Flores Albino

  • Jandiel Flores-Arcelay

  • Adreanna Avalos

  • Leilani Toyenz-Colon

  • Jeralis Garcia

  • Kendal Herczeg

  • Sherlyn A. Martinez

  • Lusiel Bonilla Ortiz

  • Felix Ramirez

  • Alexa Rosario

  • Jayden Rodriguez

  • Ana Acosta

  • Noel Castro

  • Dayanna DeJesus

This years winners of the "Going Above and Beyond the Call of Duty" award are:

  • Adam Concepcion

  • Yanderick Roman Cintron

  • Richie Madjoue

  • Chanaly Rodriguez

This year's winner of the "Scholastic Achievement" award is:

  • Adam Concepcion


DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.

This Week's Circulars

STORMCENTER UPDATE

Lehigh Valley News

Latest From The Newsroom