RBR Grad Among Congressional Award Winners

Jade Saybolt was recognized by U.S. Rep. Rush Holt at a recent ceremony.

Former Little Silver resident and recent Red Bank Regional graduate Jade Saybolt was one of eight students to be presented with a Congressional Award by U.S. Rep. Rush Holt, D-12, at a recent ceremony held at the Monmouth County Library headquarters in Manalapan.

The Congressional Award is open to to all people between the ages of 14 and 23. According to a release, Saybolt, along with seven other students have all earned bronze, silver and gold Congressional Award medals, which require 200, 400, and 800 hours of activity, respectively.

Each level, according to a release, involves setting goals in four program areas, including volunteer public service, personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration.

Saybolt, who lives in Shrewsbury, was a member of the Red Bank Regional field hockey team and also had her art work exhibited at the Guild of Creative Art in Shrewsbury.

Sharon Barrows August 17, 2012 at 04:03 PM
Congratulations Jade you are an outstanding recipient of this prestigious award BRAVO
Bob August 17, 2012 at 08:48 PM
Congratulations Jade...well done!


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