Kudos to: Jamie Jordan, student at Vista del Lago High School in Folsom
Accomplishment: Chosen to represent California as a national youth correspondent to the 2013 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University in Virginia
Details: Jordan joins a select group for a weeklong intensive study of journalism. She was chosen based on academic accomplishments and demonstrated ability in journalism and media studies. The conference includes a distinguished faculty and guest speakers.
Kudos to: 2012 California State Fair
Accomplishment: Won nine awards for marketing and programs from the Western Fairs Association trade group
Details: Five of the awards were for first place: website, magazine advertisement, featured exhibit, event or program (Wet 'n Wild California), sponsorship (Sun-Maid: Celebrating 100 Years of Fruit & Sunshine) and interim event (Blood Source Day).
Kudos to: Girl Scout Senior Skylar Martin, 14, of Roseville
Accomplishment: She was selected to serve a two-year term on Girl Scouts Heart of California's board of directors
Details: As a board member, Martin will represent the girl perspective on council policy, along with continuing board member Riley Carroll. Martin has been a Girl Scout for 10 years and is working to earn the Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting. She was a council delegate at the 2012 Girls World Forum in Chicago.