Kyrene Altadeña Middle School student Michael Cooke is a recipient of a Courage Award for the annual Tempe YouthFest Changemakers and Courage Awards Banquet to take place on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at Tempe Mission Palms Hotel, 60 E. 5th Street, Tempe, AZ 85281.
The Courage Award celebrates students who make their education a priority while courageously overcoming life challenging situations such as homelessness, financial hardship, family turmoil, illness, substance abuse and physical disabilities. Each award recipient will be invited to the YouthFest Banquet, sponsored by the City of Tempe and Tempe Diablos and hosted by Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell.
Tempe YouthFest Changemakers celebrates students who are committed to a cause, dedicating themselves to make the world a better place. Whether it’s on their school campus or in our community, when they see a problem, they take meaningful action to create positive change.
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