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Teen honored for his work with Stewards of Children

New Jersey – Kyle Bennison, a student at Hopewell Valley Central High School, is not your average 17-year-old. In recognition for his volunteer work with D2L’s Stewards of Children training, Bennison has been honored with a Certificate of Excellence from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in partnership with the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and with a President’s Volunteer Service Award granted by the program on behalf of President Barack Obama. The Hopewell Valley YMCA nominated Bennison for national honors in the fall for …

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Scout launches prevention program

After an investigation proved Penn State University’s former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky to be guilty of 45 counts of sexual crimes against young boys, people all over the world were affected. Coming from a family full of Penn State graduates, junior at Hopewell Valley Central High School (HVCHS) Kyle Bennison was touched by this case, which ultimately led him to launch a local sexual abuse prevention program. “After hearing the days and days of news reports about the victims and the crimes, I realized …

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