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MEDIA ADVISORY: Magaziner to Honor 56 High School Juniors with Treasury Young Leader Award

2015 Treasury Young Leaders represent the largest class in the program's history

PROVIDENCE, RI – General Treasurer Seth Magaziner will honor exemplary high school students from across Rhode Island at the Treasury Young Leader Awards ceremony on Monday, May 11, 2015. The annual award recognizes high school juniors who have demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship, outstanding achievement in math, economics and business-related classes and commitment to their communities.

Fifty-six emerging leaders will be honored this year, representing the largest class of Treasury Young Leaders in the program's history. More than 50 public, private and charter schools nominated members of the Class of 2016 who best met the ideals of the award: leadership ability, academic achievement in business and economics, and public service.

Students receiving the award include student government officeholders, varsity athletes, members of the National Honor Society, DECA and Future Business Leaders of America, and volunteers for various community organizations, including the Special Olympics, Boys and Girls Club, and Make America Beautiful.

Young leaders from the following cities and towns will be honored: Barrington, Block Island, Central Falls, Chepachet, Coventry, Cranston, Cumberland, East Greenwich, East Providence, Harrisville, Johnston, Lincoln, Middletown, Narragansett, Newport, North Providence, North Scituate, North Smithfield, Pawtucket, Portsmouth, Providence, Smithfield, Tiverton, Wakefield, Warwick, Westerly, West Greenwich, West Warwick and Woonsocket.

WHAT: Rhode Island Treasury Young Leader Awards Ceremony

WHO: Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner 56 high school juniors from across the state, joined by their teachers, guidance counselors, families and friends

WHEN: Monday, May 11, 2015 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Campus Auditorium; 400 East Avenue; Warwick, RI 02886


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  • Release date: 05-07-2015

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