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Bordas & Bordas names 2021 anti-bullying ambassadors

WHEELING ­– Seventeen high school students from around the Ohio Valley were rewarded with a $500 cash prize from the Bordas & Bordas law firm for their work in helping to eliminate bullying.

The firm recently announced the winners of its Bordas & Bordas Anti-Bullying Fighting for Justice Award.

The award was created in 2014 by Bordas & Bordas founder Jim Bordas and honors each Anti-Bullying Ambassador with a $500 cash prize. The criteria for students nominated includes treating everyone equally, respecting differences in others, and standing up for those who are targeted by others. Winners come from Ohio and Marshall counties in West Virginia and Belmont County in Ohio.

The 2021 award recipients are Cheyenne Riley, Beallsville High; Brenen Craig, Bellaire High; Christian Waterman, Bridgeport High; Reagan Gray, Cameron High; Rylee Charnock, John Marshall; Lakyn Parker, John Marshall High; Cole Grimm, The Linsly School; Alex Bennett, Martins Ferry High; Kylie Jo Baker, Shadyside High; Claire Strickland Shadyside High; Ryan Hoover, St. Clairsville High; Eliana Watt, St. Clairsville High; Elizabeth Schnegg, St. John Central Academy; Madelyn Riedel, Central Catholic High; Kaylie Flading, Wheeling Park High; Lindsey Garrison, Wheeling Park High; and Francesca Malinky, Wheeling Park High.

“These students were nominated by teachers, guidance counselors, coaches, and community members who know them best and felt they exemplified what the award was all about,” Bordas & Bordas Managing Partner Jamie Bordas said. “We are pleased to continue recognizing teenagers who are doing things the right way.

“We wish the Anti-Bullying Ambassadors and the class of 2021 the best of luck in their future endeavors.”

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