Florence High School student wins national award and $2,500 grant

January 5, 2021
Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–A Florence High School student has won a national award, and a $2,500 grant that comes with it.

Jacey Orthaus applied for the “Pop Tart Unwrap the Future Challenge” sponsored by United Way Worldwide and Pop Tarts.

Watertown Area United Way Executive Director Laura Hoiten says Jacey applied in November with the idea to create “welcome baskets” for new community members in Florence to bring about positive change in her community.

Congratulations Jacey on a job well done!