Spirit of Youth Award: Brianna Grooms
Spirit of Dedication: Mike Smith
Spirit of Family: The Hall Family
Spirit of Team: Cool Spring Challenger Sports Leadership Team
Spirit of One: Julie Hendricks
Spirit of One: Betty Jane Hughes
Spirit of Inspiration: Patricia N. Rudolph
Commitment to Community: Pepicelli's Pizza
All nominees received a certificate of recognition signed by the Hanover Board of Supervisors. Honorees received a plaque and a contribution of $250 will be given to the organization for which they have volunteered to further honor their service to the community. This year’s award sponsors: Rappahannock Electric Cooperative; Ashland Wal-Mart; Battlefield Press; Covenant Woods; Grace Community Presbyterian Church; Hanover Chamber of Commerce; Virginia Credit Union.
Special thanks to Guest Host, Lane Casadonte; Hanover 2016 Junior Idol, Anisah Abdullah; Hanover 2016 Idol, Raelyn McMillion; Hanover Concert Band; Hanover High School Orchestra; Hanover High School Jazz Band; and Hanover Trade and Technology Culinary Arts Students.
See photos from this year’s celebration at our
Facebook photo gallery.
2017 Spirit of Volunteerism Award Nominations will open in January.
Learn more about how youth can make a difference by viewing our
Youth Volunteer page.
View our volunteer opportunities
online. View more details about these and other opportunities below, including youth volunteering and Hanover Global Youth Service Day.
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