Adalee Witt And Nina Johnson Honored At June 7 Kiwanis Meeting

Adalee Witt, who earned the Jeannette O. Wallace award, attended the June 7 Kiwanis meeting with her family. Witt had read multiple articles about Wallace’s good work for Los Alamos County and in the Legislature and said she hoped to attain the same level of public service. She is a former president of the Eco Club, and she was a member of Key Club for four years. She plans to attend Oregon State University and will major in ecology and biology. Witt received her scholarship from Dennis Gill, far left. Photo by Brooke Davis/Kiwanis Club

Nina Johnson, this year’s Kiwanis Scholar, second from left, receives her scholarship from Dennis Gill at the June 7 Kiwanis meeting which she attended with her family. Johnson’s public service activities started early. She was on the Council at the Los Alamos Teen Center when she was in the ninth grade. Later she joined the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board as a student liaison. During her junior year, she served as a liaison to the Los Alamos Public Schools Board, providing a student voice on issues as such as Coronavirus. She will be attending the University of California-Santa Barbara in the fall and wants to become a medical doctor. Photo by Brooke Davis