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Two local middle schoolers win Youth Power and Hope Awards

Two young Boone REMC members were recently recognized for their community service efforts. Sixth grader Sarah Kouns and eighth grader Adeline Myers were named winners of the annual Youth Power and Hope Awards. This program honors five fifth-eighth graders from throughout Indiana each year who are making a difference in their local communities.

Kouns, daughter of Craig and Dawn Kouns, of Zionsville, participates in 4-H and church activities; volunteers at the Humane Society, Love, Inc., and Wheeler Mission, and helps her father maintain two cemeteries.

Myers, daughter of David and Hannah Myers, of Lebanon, participates in LAMB (Learning and Making Buddies) Day; and volunteers in childcare rooms for MOPS, at Love, Inc., and at the Shalom House.