Applause

Published: Monday, Mar. 11, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 3B
Last Modified: Monday, Mar. 11, 2013 - 12:09 am

Kudos to: Harriet Eddy Middle School

Accomplishment: Collected 10,238 pairs of jeans and pants for homeless teens

Details: National Junior Honor Society students at Harriet Eddy ran the jean donation drive. Harriet Eddy students are trying collect the most jeans in the national Jeans for Teens drive. If they win, the school will get $10,000 and a pizza party.

Kudos to: Anna Nguyen, Woodcreek High School senior

Accomplishment: Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen essay contest winner

Details: The Gold Trail Chapter in Roseville honored Nguyen for her essay and detailed personal information. The essay's theme: "Our American Heritage and Our Responsibility for Preserving It." This year's subtopic was "How are our freedoms and responsibilities as good citizens changing?"

Kudos to: Sacramento Valley Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International

Accomplishment: The chorus has been invited to sing at Carnegie Hall in May

Details: Sacramento Valley Chorus comprises women who sing what is known as barbershop music. The women sing for civic and charitable organizations, private groups and churches. They also put on a holiday show and perform all across the Sacramento region at Christmas.

– Bill Lindelof

blindelof@sacbee.com

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