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STAND Receives KHA Distinguished Health Care Advocacy Award
Posted 8/25/22

StandThe Newton High School STAND group has been selected for the Kansas Hospital Association's Distinguished Health Care Advocacy Award. It is given to "individuals, organizations, or groups who provide an exemplary contribution to the health and well-being of the people of Kansas through their leadership in public, political, and policy areas." We are so grateful to our nominator, Val Gleason of NMC Health, for rallying behind STAND and our teens' hard work. This is the first time this award has been given to a group (or youth!), and previous winners included governors, senators, and representatives. Congrats to our STAND members, past and present, for this incredible achievement!

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