Troy Exchange Club presents A.C.E. Award

first_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration FIELD TRIP: Kindergarten Day is an adventure in learning A butcher, a baker, a candlestick maker? But, no. Kindergarten Day in Troy Monday didn’t focus on the tradesmen that… read more You Might Like Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content The Troy Exchange Club honored Chenzira Flowers of Pike County High School with the club’s 10th Annual A.C.E. Award (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) at its Thursday meeting.Diane Aman, A.C.E. Award committee chair, said this award recognizes high school seniors who have overcome great physical, emotional or social obstacles and are now eligible for high school graduation. Sharon Sullivan, PCHS counselor, nominated Chenzira for the prestigious award.“Chenzira overcame a genetic eye disease called Keratoconus, which is basically thinning of the cornea,” Aman said. “She was declared legally blind during her eighth-grade year and began to prepare for corneal transplants.” By The Penny Hoarder “The Troy Exchange Club congratulates Chenzira, her family and her school upon this honor and extends wishes for even greater success in the future,” Aman said.As recipient of the Troy Exchange Club’s A.C.E. Award, Chenzira received a certificate of achievement and $100 in honor of her nomination. She also received a framed certificate, an A.C.E. plaque and a check in the amount of $1,000 to be used to further her education. Print Article Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories After two years of darkness, the discovery of a specialized contact brought light back into Chenzira’s world and allowed her to postpone the inevitable surgeries.“Despite the obstacles, Chenzira has flourished personally and academically,” Aman said. “She is graduating Pike County High School with honors and is in the top 20 of her class.”Chenzira’s mindset is evident in a required narrative she wrote for the A.C.E. Award. Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellDiane Aman, A.C.E Award committee chair presents the award for “accepting the Challenge of Excellence” to Chenzira Flowers of Pike County High School. Flowers overcame a genetic eye disease to graduate with honors. Email the author Troy Exchange Club presents A.C.E. Award Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip By Jaine Treadwell Published 3:00 am Wednesday, May 10, 2017 “I will always be legally blind but I will never lose sight of my future again,” she wrote.Upon high school graduation, Chenzira’s goals are to attend Auburn University/Montgomery to pursue a degree in mental health counseling or sociology and to ultimately help kids express their feelings and discover their futures, Aman said. She also aspires to explore an acting career. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img


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