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Marysville Getchell student honored for volunteer service

Brendon Krall. - Courtesy photo.
Brendon Krall.
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MARYSVILLE — Brendon Krall, 18, of Marysville has been honored for his volunteer service with a state-level Certificate of Excellence from the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards Program.

Krall was nominated for this award by the staff of the School for the Entrepreneur at Marysville Getchell High School, where he is a student.

Presented annually by Prudential Financial in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honor young people across America for their community service activities.

Krall earned his award by volunteering for the Marysville Community Food Bank, the Marysville Historical Society, the Shoultes Elementary School Carnival, the Rotary Club of Marysville, the Tulalip Boys & Girls Club and the Marshall Elementary Fourth-Grade Retreat, among other contributions.

"The recipients of these awards vividly demonstrated that young people across America are making remarkable contributions to the health and vitality of their communities," said John R. Strangfeld, chair and CEO of Prudential Financial. "In recognizing these students and placing a spotlight on their volunteer service activities, we hope to motivate others to consider how they can also contribute to their community."

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