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Local Woman Receives Congressional Award

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A local woman, Kayla Peabody received the gold Congressional Award from Congressman Dan Benishek.

Kayla is a former Thompsonville student, who began working on a project when she was 14 years old.

The project has four categories - personal development, exploration, physical fitness, and volunteering.

Through the project, she completed about 1,000 hours in each category.

Today, Congressman Benishek awarded her for her accomplishment.

The congressional award is given in bronze, silver, and gold.

Kayla received all three over the past 10 years - today, she received gold.