Young Heroes Award 2012

left to right Mr and Mrs Ragsdale, uncle and aunt, younger brother Edmund Jr, mother Pamela Dawkins, Antoinette and father, Edmond Dawkins Sr.

The National Liberty Museum hosted the 12th Annual Young Heroes Award Ceremony on Thursday, August 9th. Twenty students from throughout southeastern PA and central NJ received the award which is presented to students in grades 1 through 12 and from any kind of school (public, charter or private).  Awardees were recognized for their service to community and school and showed leadership and the ability to make a change.

Frankford High School graduate Antoinette Dawkins received the award for the many volunteer hours she spent on projects throughout the Frankford neighborhood and the city.