A year ago, one Meade High School student received White House recognition for her volunteer work with the homeless.
Now, that top-level recognition has blossomed sevenfold. Seven other Meade High students recently were honored for their work with Happy Helpers for the Homeless by receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award.
The award is considered the nation's highest for volunteerism. The students received a certificate and a letter signed by President George W. Bush, plus a pin.