Four children from the Atlanta area, including Alpharetta and Duluth, have received Kohl’s Cares Scholarships. They were chosen from more than 35,000 nominees nationwide for making a positive impact in their local communities.
Atlanta-area recipients of $1,000 scholarships are:
- Mackenzie Bearup, 18, Alpharetta – Mackenzie founded Sheltering Books Inc., an organization that has collected and donated more than 100,000 books to children in homeless shelters in 35 states and underprivileged school children in the Dominican Republic and Jamaica.
- Remington Youngblood, 11, Duluth – In 2011, Remington created Change 4 Georgia, an organization that benefits active service members and has spent more than 120 hours coordinating and collecting needed items to send to troops overseas.
- Andrea Kezh, 11, Decatur – Born with a unilateral cleft lip and palate, Andrea has undergone several reconstructive surgeries. To help children in underprivileged areas afflicted with a cleft lip and palate, Andrea has raised