Nicholas Phillip Terhune, a student at Union High School, Vancouver, Washington, has been selected as a recipient of the Village P.r.o.j.e.c.t.s' "Standing in The Gap Academic Achievement Award." This award is presented to high school students who have excelled in their academic work and assisted other students to excel. Selected students demonstrate the qualities necessary to serve as mentors to others for years to come. Nicholas has a 3.83 grade point average, has been recognized as an outstanding football running back, has been an active volunteer with the local Rotary Club, and has tutored freshman students in math. His commitment to learning, to maintaining an exemplary academic standing in his school work, to living a healthy lifestyle, and to assisting others was a major consideration in this award. He is currently applying to colleges and universities.
Village P.r.o.j.e.c.t.s founder, Dr. Gloria Willingham-Toure' stated: "It is important that we recognize the work of our young generations. The Village P.r.o.j.e.c.t.s is committed to providing the recognition,encouragement, and connections needed as they mature in their academic, career, and personal life. Our academic achievement award recipients are the mentor pool of tomorrow. We want them to not only continue to learn but also to continue to assist others through the process. Our applause to Nicholas, to his family, and his community."
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