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Banquet fetes Partners in Education

Banquet fetes Partners in Education

May 9th, 2012 in News

Kris Wilson/News Tribune The Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce's Partners in Education program presented 10 local students with Youth Service Awards during its annual awards banquet at the Truman Hotel on Tuesday. Award winners were, from left, Jacquelyn Walker, Tayler LePage, Ali Robinson, Ishmeak Turner, Alex LeCure, Shaquille Kelly, Shae Lackman and Ben Scott. Not pictured are fellow award winners Kimberly Ousley and Kyle Maddox.

Photo by Kris Wilson

Students of character and businesses of compassion were highlighted Tuesday at the Partners In Education banquet, sponsored by the Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce.

Alex LeCure was named the 2012 CharacterPlus Award winner.

The CharacterPlus Program was initiated in Cole County schools in September 2010.