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NKHS senior wins Soroptimists award
POULSBO — Soroptimists International of Greater North Kitsap presented the Violet Richardson Award for 2014 to Emily Jachminowicz, a senior at North Kitsap High School and president of Lifesavers, a suicide prevention and awareness club at North Kitsap High School.
Emily was instrumental in developing a PowerPoint presentation for peer-to-peer education about Suicide Prevention and Awareness, culminating in a presentation to the entire student body of NKHS during this school year.
Additionally, Emily raised $660 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Awareness.
Emily shared half of her $1,000 Violet Richardson Award with Lifesavers American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Awareness.
Emily’s career goal is to become a psychiatrist.
The Violet Richardson Award is named after the president of the first Soroptimist Club and is given to girls who are making a difference through volunteer service.