Taylor Sedlatschek – North Carolina Interview & Editing by Olivia Bush Photography by Dorothy Hart- A Hart’s Eye Photography Issue 29 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
The Nomination: Taylor Sedlatschek is an inspiring young woman as she volunteers at an animal rescue and has dedicated 150+ hours since August 2019. Taylor loves working with abused animals and has recently started fostering a troubled Pitbull. She has become an advocate for rescue animals. Taylor dedicates herself to promote the idea that rescue animals deserve a second chance at a good life on top of this, she has a 3.9 GPA is in beta club and will be attending a four-year university this fall.
Sophia Sander – Wisconsin Video Interview by Claire Plath Editing by Olivia Bush Nomination & Photography by Candid Touch Photography and Design Issue 31 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
The Nomination: Sophia Sander has taken part in my Class of 2020 Senior Rep program which emphasizes professionalism, self-growth, and teamwork. She has the uncanny ability to make other feel at ease while helping to build their confidence. She is a 3-sport athlete, class President 3 years running, donates her personal time to help with community efforts and programs, and was selected as an ACTION athlete at her high school this year. Sophie is without a doubt one of the sweetest, most endearing, and compassionate young women I have met.
Khadajah Baker - Pennsylvania Video Interview by Claire Plath Editing by Olivia Bush Nomination by Cameilia Baker Photography by Wesley Works Photography
The Nomination: Khadajah is an amazing young lady, who truly has a passion to make an impact and serve her community. Khadajah has been volunteering in her community as a Girl Scout since the age of 5, she has earned her bronze, silver and gold award through Girl Scout by doing numerous community projects. She has been volunteering at her local church for 7 years and has been on 3 missions trip across the country. She also been on local missions trip within her community and has partnered with numerous nonprofit to volunteer. Khadajah has volunteered at her local library and DaVinci science center for the last 4 years during the summer in addition to working as a playground counselor through her local township. She has been dancing since the age of 10 and continues to dance competitively. Khadajah plans to attend Cairn University to study Social Work.
Taylor Clodfelter - Indiana Video Interview & Editing by Olivia Bush Nomination by Candice Clodfelter Photography by Brian Williams – Shot by B Issue 32 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
The Nomination: Taylor Clodfelter is a very outgoing and inspiring senior to everyone who looks up to her. She has a heart of gold and helps anyone that she can. Taylor is the most energetic, stunning, caring, cheerful, and just an all-around amazing girl! She puts others in front of herself and does not think twice about it. Her senior year has been crashing down on her because of COVID-19 but every day, she wakes up in the morning and says, “You got to think on the bright side!” She even has been painting rocks with cheerful sayings just to get people through this rough patch with positivity. She has been putting them around the town of Fort Branch and Haubstadt so be on the lookout for some inspiring rocks! She started out with a rough life, but she has never let that phase her. Her smile will always brighten any room she walks in!
Trinity Jagdeo - New jersey Interview by Claire Plath Editing by Olivia Bush Nomination by Scott Ehlin Photography by Image Is Everything Studios Issue 32 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
The Nomination: Trinity Jagdeo started her 501c3 nonprofit organization at 17 years old. She publishes and illustrates books featuring kids with special needs and disabilities as superheroes. She is also a motivational speaker and travels to different colleges, schools and organizations. A portion of the proceeds made from the books goes to a family in need. She reads for different programs and special needs schools. This year she is hosting a fashion show for the disability community at The Landis Theater in celebration of her two-year anniversary. She hosts "Spotlights On You" including people from the disability community and young entrepreneurs.
Victoria Hall - Texas Interview & Editing by Olivia Bush Nomination by Brenda Welke Photography by Katie Skrepnek Issue 30 of Inspiring Teens Magazine
Victoria Hall has spent the past four years advocating, raising money and awareness for victims of human trafficking by partnering with the nonprofit organization Dresscember. At the age of sixteen she traveled to India with the organization YouCanFreeUs that rescues victims of human trafficking. She went into locations delivering care packages and planting seeds for rescue missions. She also met and worked with survivors in rehabilitation programs. Victoria sees the light and hopes all she meets will see that light and her fight to bring awareness through her passions to this cause.