Jessica Sandifer has been honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President’s Volunteer Service Award.

The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was presented by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program on behalf of President Barack Obama.

Sandifer participated in the Spirit of Community program this year as a representative of South Aiken Baptist Christian School in, where she is a student.