October 25, 2011 > Recognition for Neha Verma
Recognition for Neha Verma
Submitted By Claudia Medina, Photo by Phil Grasso
At the Alameda County Office of Education, Alameda County Board of Education Trustee, Eileen McDonald honors Neha Verma with a Public Education Service Award for her humanitarian actions in the community.
States McDonald, "Neha Verma a junior at Mission San Jose High School in Fremont recently decided she could make a difference in her community by harnessing her innate fashion and design skills. In August, on her 16th birthday, Neha organized and hosted a fashion show/dinner and raised $9,000 to benefit the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital and Research Center, Oakland. She will continue her fundraising efforts this holiday season."
Editor's Note: TCV featured Neha Verma's story in our August 12, 2011 issue.