Kevin Caron, 17, of St. Michael, has been named as one of five finalists in the No Name® Original Kid of the Year™ contest. Finalists were selected from a pool of essays submitted to No Name® Premium Meat & Seafood by parents and teachers describing each nominee’s school performance, community service and involvement in extracurricular activities.
In his nomination letter, Caron was described as a self-driven leader. Caron is President of the National Honor Society, valedictorian of the 2012 St. Michael-Albertville High School graduating class, a leader in Business Professionals of America and captain of the varsity boy's tennis team. He also volunteers with his church and the local food shelf.
Each finalist won four suite tickets to the April 29, 2012 Minnesota Twins home game versus the Kansas City Royals. As one of the four finalists Caron received a $1,000 scholarship prize and a $1,000 donation to their school.
“No Name is committed to recognizing outstanding achievements by Minnesota’s youth,” said Mandy Kennedy, brand manager at No Name. “All of our finalists have distinguished themselves through academics, extracurricular activities and community involvement. We are thrilled to celebrate these extraordinary students.”
Other finalists in the contest are Madeline Bloom, 18, of Eden Prairie; Haley Coller, 18, of Burnsville; Lacy Myrman, 17, of Brooklyn Park; and Jeremy Nelson, 18, of Excelsior.
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