STARS Students Recognized by Citizen Schools

STARS (Students in Technology, Academia, Research, and Service) students were presented with Presidential Volunteer Service Awards by Citizen Schools at their annual awards event held at Packard Place on September 3. Citizen Schools partners with public middle schools in low-income communities to provide an expanded learning day.  STARS students develop and deliver 10-week apprenticeships in video game design and mobile app development for the Citizen School site at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School.  The STARS students recognized for their service were:  Carla Bendezu, Brandon Bruce, Scott Heggen, Joseph Henriquez, Alex Lawing, and Blanche White.