Smith-Cotton student Bailey Curry was announced Friday as the KCPL 2015 Community MVP winner.
Curry serves as Executive Director of Community Café, which includes scheduling groups, buying supplies, and finding other volunteers. She also received the World Community Day Award from the Church of United Women.
Other 2015 finalists are Robbie Holmquist, of Kansas City, Laraib Sani, of St. Joseph, Cole Diggins, of Moundville, Cooper Link, of Kansas City, Chloe Schade, of Lenexa, Kansas, Makayla Hedge, of St. Joseph, Jaida Ramsdell, of Olathe, Kansas, Amelia Smith, of Kansas City, and Ashley Hoerl, of Kansas City.
The KCP&L Community MVP program is intended to spotlight the youth in the Greater Kansas City region who are working hard to give back. Ten finalists were selected by KCP&L from all the nominations submitted. The finalist with the most votes received a $5,000 scholarship. The other nine finalists each receive a $1,000 scholarship. In addition, all finalists receive a VIP game day experience at the Chiefs versus Raiders game Jan. 3, 2016.
Release courtesy of KCPL