LANCASTER, PA (May 11, 2015) – The Junior League of Lancaster, PA, Inc. (JLL) is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the 2015 Deborah P. Altman Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award –Derick Weaver from Garden Spot High School, Madison Scull from Lancaster Country Day School and Erik Homberger from Warwick High School. The winners were invited guests at the JLL General Membership Meeting held on May 4, 2015 at LancasterHistory.org. Each student received a $600 prize of which $100 will be designated to a charity of their choosing. Donations will be made to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Weaver); The Campaign for Female Education (Scull), and the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Organization (Homberger).
The award is named for Deborah P. Altman, past president of the Junior League of Lancaster whose life exemplified a commitment to volunteering, a love of children and service to the community. The purpose of the award is to recognize young people who demonstrate an exceptional interest and involvement in volunteerism as well as inspiring their peers to volunteer in their communities. Since the award was established in 1984, over $40,000 has been awarded to outstanding youths in Lancaster County.