Star-Struck: Yoni Kalin meets Venus Williams

LearnServe Alums Selected as Winners of “Banking on Youth” Competition; Regional Finalist Yoni Kalin meets Venus Williams of the Washington Kastles

Congratulations to the following LearnServe Alums, selected as regional winners in Youth Venture’s “Banking on Youth” competition:

  • Yoni Kalin, Color My World (Field School; Fellows ’11, Paraguay ’11) — Regional Finalist.  Yoni was recognized by SunTrust Bank at a Washington Kastles Team Tennis event featuring Venus Williams.  He will compete for a $15,000 grand prize at the Youth Venture Summit on July 28.
  • Nora van TrotsenburgCulture to Children (Washington International School; Fellows ’12, Zambia ’12) — Regional Winner
  • Kate Dildy, Grace Reichardt, Young Advocates for Change (Georgetown Day School and Richard Montgomery; Fellows ’12) — Regional Winner
  • Amaya Bravo, Robin PollakClean Care Group (Sidwell Friends; Fellows ’12) — Regional Winner

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