Pflugerville’s Sarah Young was recognized for her outstanding commitment to improving her community environment with the Keep America Beautiful (KAB) First Place Youth Recognition Award. Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that builds and sustains vibrant communities, presented the award during its recent national conference in Charlotte, NC.
Young was recognized for outstanding community work and leadership. She is a founding member and youth director of Discover Green – Young Environmental Leaders, Inc., an environmental movement dedicated to improving quality of life and the environment; empowering students to take action through environmentally-focused projects; and taking action to protect the environment for current and future generations. She was nominated by Keep Texas Beautiful. Young is also involved in Girl Scouts, 4-H, the City of Pflugerville – Parks and Recreation Commission and the Lower Colorado River Authority as a water quality monitor.