Cape Henlopen High School Junior, Maddie Betts, was honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Granted by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program, the citation recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of time to serve their communities and their country.
Cape Principal Nikki Miller nominated Betts for national honors in recognition of her volunteer service.
“Maddie is involved in a number of community service organizations,” said Miller. “She participates in the Delaware Community Foundation Youth Philanthropy Board of Sussex County; volunteers at Shields Elementary School and Beacon Middle School helping with their musical theater productions; she is a volunteer at Bethel UMC Vacation Bible School and at the Cape Henlopen State Park Fantasy Trail. She tutors her peers in math and chemistry, is a Delaware Electric Co-op Youth Tour delegate and is also a Delaware Electric Co-op Youth Leadership Council Conference representative, and these are just her extracurricular activities.”
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