Angus Jelinek, a 17-year-old student in Brooklyn, New York, has been named a 2018 honoree by the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes.
For his efforts Jelinek has been named a 2018 honoree by the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, a prize that celebrates 25 young people who have had a positive impact on people and the environment. Jelinek is one of 10 chosen from a talented group of nearly 400 applicants.
“Nothing is more inspiring than stories about heroic people who have truly made a difference to the world,” says founder T.A. Barron. “And we need our heroes today more than ever. Not celebrities, but heroes – people whose character can inspire us all. That is the purpose of the Gloria Barron Prize: to shine the spotlight on these amazing young people so that their stories will inspire others.”
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