Chandler Fisk of Pebblebrook High School Named Distinguished Finalist For Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Chandler Fisk, senior at Pebblebrook High School, was among an elite group of students to be named Distinguished Finalists for the the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards! The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards represent the United States’ largest youth recognition program, honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.. Ms. Fisk founded her own nonprofit initiative that challenges academic and political leaders to promote more physical activity and better nutrition in public schools, and encourages students to adopt healthier lifestyles. After researching childhood obesity, Chandler made a presentation to the Cobb County Board of Education, wrote letters to all 181 school superintendents in Georgia, organized a student fitness club at Pebblebrook, testified before a congressional subcommittee about school nutrition and physical activity, and delivered speeches to local, state, and national audiences.

Ms. Fisk will receive a bronze medallion in honor of her efforts.