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6 Southern Arizona youth recognized for community service

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Six southern Arizona kids received recognition in the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program, according to a news release.

There were more than 2,300 youth volunteers chosen from across the U.S., with 53 from Arizona.  They will each receive a $50 gift card and a recognition certificate from Kohl's to help honor their community service efforts.

"Through their service these youth are truly making a positive impact on their communities," said Bevin Bailis, Sr. VP of communications and public relations for Kohl's, in a recent release.

The Southern Arizona winners included - Levi Fallavollita, Vail; and Christopher Molander, Beth Froio, Lauren Heiser, Joshua Kobs, and Emma Lock, they are all from Tucson. 

All Arizona winners qualify for a chance at a $1,000 regional scholarship for higher education, awarded in July. The 200 regional winners chosen will then get a chance to win $10,000 in scholarships at the national level, where recipients will be chosen.  Kohl's will also donate $1,000 on behalf each of the national winners to a nonprofit organization. 

In 2014 Kohl's will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes to more than 2,300 youth volunteers.

For a complete list of Arizona winners and to find out more about the Kohl's Cares Scholarship program go online to www.kohlskids.com.

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