Riley Bradley and Laysa Lopez were selected as the Sacred Heart Class of 2024 recipients of the American Youth Foundation "I Dare You" National Leadership Award.

Nominated by the school administration, the award recognizes two youth (a boy and a girl) currently in 11th grade, who strive to be their best and make a positive difference in their communities. Recipients distinguished themselves through actions and leadership potential.

Sacred Heart instituted this award to honor the life of Zach Parsons. Zach was a recipient of this award and a remarkable student at Sacred Heart from his 2013 freshman year until he passed from this earth in a car accident in 2016, at the age of seventeen.

Riley and Laysha were presented with the award by Jason and Debbie Parsons, Zachary's parents, following the Catholic Schools Week all-school Mass.
In the photo: Riley Bradley and Laysha Lopez with Jason and Debbie Parsons

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