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Best Buddies Honors Kenwood High School

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Congratulations to the Best Buddies chapter at Kenwood Academy High School  on Chicago’s South Side.

They were presented with the 2010-2011 Overall Outstanding Chapter Award at Best Buddies International’s 22nd Annual Best Buddies Leadership Conference on July 23.

Kenwood Academy was selected from 953 Best Buddies high school programs throughout the world and 29 High School Outstanding Chapter applicants as the Overall Most Outstanding High School Chapter for its dedication to the Best Buddies mission.

The leadership conference prepares student leaders to operate the Best Buddies chapters at their schools, which involves recruiting new members, planning group activities for their chapters and promoting social integration for people with IDD.

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