2016 Student Achievement Winner Announced

Alejandra Chajon Gonzalez, an 11th grader at Port Chester High School, has been chosen by the League of Women Voters of Rye, Rye Brook & Port Chester to receive its 2016 Student Civic Achievement Award. This award was started in 2014 and will be given annually to a high school student who lives in and attends a high school in the City of Rye, Villages of Rye Brook and Port Chester, or the Rye Neck section of the Town of Rye, in recognition of the student’s overall contributions to his or her school and community in the areas of civic engagement, advocacy, leadership or voter education.

Alejandra is the President of her school’s Habitat for Humanity club, has participated for two years in the Tools for Change research project sponsored in part by the League and the Town of Rye and is currently a group leader, is a member of her school’s Gay Straight Alliance Club and had volunteered for both the New Rochelle Humane Society and the Port Chester Hispanic Community Outreach program.

We congratulate Alejandra on being the recipient of the 2016 Student Civic Achievement Award.