(West Fargo, ND) – West Fargo High School has announced that Anjali Bhujel, Class of 2021, is recognized by the United Nations Association of the United States and InnerView at the fourth annual National Community Service Awards.
This program, open to all U.S. students, was designed to connect student community service activities and commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals to transform our world. The Kroger Co. presents the second annual Zero Hero Awards to students for taking action to help create communities without hunger and waste.
“The efforts and voices of young people are essential to achieving the SDGs. These awards allow us to share our appreciation for young leaders who have invested talent and effort in causes close to their hearts, ”said Rachel Bowen Pittman, Executive Director of the United Nations Association for the United States. . “With a decade remaining to achieve the SDGs, we are delighted that these students are entering the workforce with meaningful community engagement skills and socially conscious experiences. We are encouraged that educators are including community service and cultural engagement in the educational experience of their students.
“In a year like no other, students have demonstrated resilience and a personal understanding of the connectivity between all people and local and global challenges,” said Kristine Sturgeon, CEO of InnerView Technologies. “We are thrilled to amplify and honor the incredible work of students who are changing the world, one action at a time.” The pandemic has emphasized a call for change; as a result, student community service activities over the past school year have increased by over 37% across the InnerView student network.