Valwood in the News

Perlman Named a Top 20 Leader

February 4, 2016

Valwood junior Addy Perlman was recently named a Top 20 Youth Leader for 8th annual Georgia Youth Leadership Awards by 21st Century Leaders, a Georgia-based non-profit youth leadership and talent development program. An awards ceremony to honor the recipients will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, GA.

A record number of nominations were submitted from around the state of Georgia this year, and the Top 20 winners were carefully chosen by a 16-member selection committee comprised of Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 under 40 members, 21CL Board of Directors, 21CL alumni, and 21CL student peers.

For being selected, Perlman will receive a $250 mini-grant and will have a chance to be honored with the Turner Voices Innovative Leadership Award – the event’s top award which includes a $1,000 mini-grant from the event’s leading sponsor, Turner Broadcasting.

Since 1991, 21st Century Leaders has served more than 10,000 diverse high school students from over 250 Georgia high schools. 21st Century Leaders is a collaboration of business and professional leaders inspiring high school students to take on leadership positions, seek out opportunities and give back to their communities by connecting them a diverse group of enthusiastic peers, passionate professionals and powerful ideas, transforming their skills, attitudes, and abilities through training and hands-on experiences.