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Werowocomoco intern named 2022 Corpsmember of the Year

Kalen Anderson, former Appalachian Conservation Corps’ Werowocomoco project intern, will be recognized by The Corps Network, the National Association of Service and Conservations Corps, as a 2022 Corpsmember of the Year. Four awards are granted nationwide.

The Corps Network presents the Corpsmember of the Year Award on an annual basis to young adults chosen from among the approximately 25,000 individuals who serve in member organizations of The Corps Network every year.The Corpsmembers of the Year are young people who, through their term of service in a Corps, have demonstrated personal growth, outstanding leadership skills, and a sincere commitment to helping their community. All winners of the Corpsmember of the Year Award are nominated by their Corps.

During his stint at Werowocomoco, Anderson exemplified these qualities, a release stated. As a member of the Nansemond Tribe, Anderson used his water quality training to contribute to his tribe’s work with the Nanticoke Watersh...

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