April 25, 2013- Manhattan, KS: HandsOn Kansas State announces the four winners of the ninth annual Celebrating People in Action community service awards. Outstanding Student Volunteer is Emily Campbell, graduate student in Sociology at Kansas State University. Outstanding Student Organization is Wildcat Buddies. Outstanding Youth Volunteer is Mira Bhandari, a fifth grader at Bergmann Elementary school. Outstanding Community Group is Construction Craft Laborer Trade: Flint Hills Job Corps.
All winners are chosen based on their demonstration of exemplary leadership in service and commitment to addressing a need in the K-State and Manhattan community. Each winner was recognized at the Celebrating Service and Leadership ceremony on April 21 and received a $250 check to donate to the nonprofit organization of their choice, provided by Community 1st National Bank.