Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize and applaud Andrea Blancas for receiving the Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth award. Andrea Blancas is a 12th grader at Jefferson Senior High and received this award because her determination and hard work have allowed her to overcome adversities.
The dedication demonstrated by Andrea Blancas is exemplary of the type of achievement that can be attained with hard work and perseverance. It is essential students at all levels strive to make the most of their education and develop a work ethic which will guide them for the rest of their lives.
I extend my deepest congratulations to Andrea Blancas for winning the Arvada Wheat Ridge Service Ambassadors for Youth award. I have no doubt she will exhibit the same dedication and character in all her future accomplishments.