Jordan Cozby is a senior at Bob Jones High School. He has been volunteering in some capacity for most of his life. Cozby was the first high school student to participate on an United Way Community Impact Volunteer Team (ie. Main recommendations for the granting of over $500,000 into the community, specifically for education and youth development.) He was nominated for his extraordinary leadership abilities, and how he represents this community well in regional and national events and causes.
In addition to his Eagle Scout service project, as part of his 10-year journey to Eagle Scout, Ryan Phillips has participated in a wide array of community service projects. These includes annual volunteering at aid stations for the Rocket City Marathon, teaching outdoor skills to younger, school sports, service in school clubs, and other duties at his church. Overall, Ryan has completed or led nearly 500 hours of community service in the past five years.
Afura and Auset Taylor are juniors at Grissom High School. They have spent years tutoring after school and in several academic camp programs. They are the creators of their our community outreach program promoting reading. They are members of multiple civic groups, academic honor societies, and the Grissom Math Team.
Jessica Russ is active in many clubs, activities and organizations. She is a talented singer/songwriter and performed at a recent BRIC Fundraising Event. She is also a volunteer member of The BRIC Street Team and is always very helpful to other volunteers as well as welcoming to newcomers.