Friday, June 27, 2008

40 Massachusetts Teen Volunters Recognized by Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarshp Program

This month, Kohl’s Department Stores honored nearly 2,000 kids nationwide (40 in Massachusetts) for the thousands of good deeds they performed in their communities through volunteerism.
Through the eighth annual Kohl’s Kids Who Care® Scholarship Program, 40 youth from Massachusetts will receive $50 gift cards and recognition certificates from Kohl’s. This month's winners could go on to receive a $1,000 regional scholarship that Kohl’s will award in July. “Young people are transforming our communities through volunteerism and service activities that benefit others,” said Julie Gardner, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Kohl’s. “Every year we are inspired by the good deeds these kids have accomplished and are proud to recognize them through the Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program.”
Massachusetts winners are:
Joshua Andreasen, 17, North Billerica
Lily Baron, 17, North Easton
Alycia Beatrice, 18, Sutton
Brittany Bergquist, 17, Norwell

Jared Bishop, 17, Needham
Nicholas Bozovic, 11, Medford
Katie Bragdon, 11, Brewster
Matthew Cappucci, 10 , Plymouth
David Carvalho, 17, Fall River
Monica Chickering, 17, Franklin
Brian Conneely, 10, Tewksbury
Haley Diamond, 18, Becket
Bethany Durden, 17, Winchester
Kaitlyn Flenke, 17, East Longmeadow
Sarah Foss, 17, Marblehead
Zoe Gates, 11, Andover
Kiana Hawley, 7 , Marblehead
Julia Hostage, 6, Sturbridge
Noah Kelly, 8, Boston
Shawniece Higginbottom, 17, West Roxbury
Katie Kroll, 11, Mansfield
Sarah Lafontaine, 10, Ashland
Louisa Mardirossian, 18, Belmont
Colton McGrath, 11, Abington
Stacey Melone, 16, Green Harbor
Dawn-Marie Nee, 17, Plymouth
Brian Nickley, 12, Abington
Erin O'Neill, 13, Abington
Christopher Powers, 17, Haverhill
Laurinda Ralph, 12, Webster
Rebecca Reese, 12, North Chelmsford
Alex Rosenberg, 17, Newton
Anthony Serrano, 18, North Andover
Dominique Seward, 11, Springfield
Audrey Sorensen, 17, Scituate
Kassidy Sullivan, 11, Saugus
Sarah Sykes, 10, Holliston
Tonya Taylor, 17, East Taunton
Molly Trowbridge, 11, Mansfield
Lise Wagnac, 16, Lynn

The Kids Who Care Scholarship Program is part of Kohl’s Cares for Kids, a program focused on improving the lives of children. Kohl’s Cares for Kids benefits children’s health and education opportunities nationwide through its merchandise program, fundraising gift cards and A-Team associate volunteer program. For more information or a list of past Kids Who Care winners, visit

Kohl’s Department Stores Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced, exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home products in an exciting shopping environment. A company committed to the communities it serves, Kohl’s operates 957 stores in 47 states and has raised more than $102 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl’s Cares for Kids® philanthropic program. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit

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