Brothers Zach and Colin Lerner were among the many honored by Toms River's Board of Education this week.
The pair organized a fundraising effort for those affected by Superstorm Sandy, creating and selling over $2,000 worth of bracelets that read "Rebuild, Restore, Revive."
Colin, who attends Intermediate North, and Zach, a High School North student, have even attracted the attention of state officials with their efforts.
Others honored by the board include:
VFW Post 9503 Voice of Democracy Scholarship Winners 2012
1. Connor Spence, High School North
2. Jordan Mallen, High School North
3. Katheryn E. Singer, High School North
Eagle Scout: Boy Scouts of American, Jersey Shore Council
1. Steven Cudia, High School East
2. Kevin Kozlik, High School North
3. Virgil Kevin Demario, High School East
American Legion Oratorical Scholarship Program 2012
1. Kevin Cohen, High School East
2. Jared Wrath, High School East
3. Eric Doran, High School East
4. Richard Liput, High School East
National Merit Scholarship Competition, 2012 Finalist
1. Michael Pavliv, High School North
The district also honored numerous "Hurricane Heroes," including those who helped to prepare food and maintain shelters in Sandy's wake.