From Heart of America:
Washington, D.C. – The Heart of America Foundation® announces Connelly Cowan from Mount Pleasant, TX, as the third place winner of the 2013 Gee Whiz Kids® Award. The first and second place recipients are, respectively, Jessica Carscadden from San Diego, CA, and twins Hannah and Alexander Laman from Loveland, OH.
The Gee Whiz Kids® Award is designed to honor exemplary children age 12 and under, who represent the best of their schools and communities, the true heart of America. Connelly will be featured on The Heart of America Foundation’s website at www.heartofamerica.org, as well as receive an award certificate and a $100 scholarship donated by Marilyn Perlyn, author, and Amanda Perlyn, illustrator, of The Biggest and Brightest Light. The Biggest and Brightest Light is a children’s story that aims to give children a real understanding of the feelings that come from giving.