Logan Abbott, 7th Grade, Southern Hills - 2013 Youth Pacesetter

Presenter: Josh Baldner, Mesa Elementary Principal

Logan was chosen for this prestigious award in recognition of his outstanding commitment to community service. Among his many charitable projects, Logan organized a fundraising effort that raised $2,300 for One School at a Time, a non-profit devoted to rebuilding impoverished schools in Uganda, East Africa. He has also worked with The Giving Group (founded at Mesa Elementary School) to organize food and clothing drives to help the community. At age 12, Logan is the youngest person to receive a Pacesetter Award. He was honored along with this year’s nine other Pacesetters at an awards luncheon in Boulder on August 27.