Presidents Award

The President’s Volunteer Service Award is a civil award bestowed by the President of the United States.

The award was established to honor volunteers that give hundreds of hours per year helping others through the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation.

In 2017  forty-seven of the kidstokids volunteer mentors achieved this high standard of service.



Alexander Hamilton Elementary School
Avery Harris – Kids Gold

Brooklawn Middle School
Shreya Venkataramani – Teen Silver
Nimisha Venkataramani – Teen Silver

Bucknell University
Mackenzie May*-Young Adult Gold, 2nd Year Recipient

Coastal Carolina University
Victoria Ratliff * – Young Adult Gold, 2nd Year Recipient

Elon University
Molly Kiel – Young Adult Bronze

University of Florida
Jack Hughes* – Young Adult Silver, 2nd Year Recipient

Frelinghuysen Middle School
Ally Forsell – Teen Silver
Ally Smith* – Teen Bronze

Gill St. Bernards School
Lucie Antonius* – Teen Gold

Hanover Park High School
Camryn Coffey – Teen Silver

Madison High School
Alex Jacqmin – Teen Bronze
Ryan Selquist – Teen Bronze

Morris County School of Technology

Sarayu Gopinath-Teen Gold

Morristown Beard School
Ashley Chen – Teen Silver
Matt Ellerthorpe – Teen Gold, 2nd Year Recipient
Sonny Hughes* – Teen Bronze, 2nd Year Recipient
John Trombetta* – Teen Bronze

Morris Hills High School
Srinithi Gopinath – Teen Gold

Morris Plains Borough School
Trey Stahl – Teen Bronze

Morristown High School
Rachael Cheren*- Teen Gold
Hallie Douenias – Teen Silver
Rachel Farbman* – Teen Gold, 2nd Year Recipient
Camryn Grizzetti -Teen Silver, 2nd Year Recipient
Caroline Harris – Young Adult Bronze
Sean Manning* – Teen Bronze
Grace Miller – Teen Bronze
Roma Razdan – Teen Bronze
Megan Rodriguez – Teen Bronze
Yusty Sanchez – Young Adult Gold, 2nd Year Recipient
Emily Skilton – Teen Bronze
Lauren Smith* – Teen Gold, 2nd Year Recipient
Samantha Smith – Teen Bronze
Ella Sparacino* – Teen Gold, 2nd Year Recipient
Sophia Sparacino* –  Teen Gold, 2nd Year Recipient

Mount Saint Dominic Academy
Jessica Ippolito – Teen Bronze

Mountain Lakes High School
Juliana Scerbo* – Teen Gold, 2nd Year Recipient
Max Sands – Teen Gold

Parsippany-Troy Hills High School
Ruthwick Guddeti* – Teen Gold, 2nd Year Recipient
Shruthi Gopinath – Teen Bronze

University of Pittsburgh
Vaishnavi Guddeti* – Teen Silver, 2nd Year Recipient

Seton Hall Preparatory School
Michael Ippolito – Teen Bronze
Dominic Palumbo*-Young Adult Bronze,2nd Year Recipient
Alex Wang* – Young Adult Bronze, 2nd Year Recipient

West Morris Mendham High School
Zoe Antonius* – Teen Gold, 2nd Year Recipient
Grace Shin – Teen Gold

*Indicates K2K Founding Board Member