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Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education; Nancy Silberkleit, CEO Archie Comics; David Sanchez and Chip Wheeler, director of community relations, ING Foundation.

Local teen honored at White House

David Sanchez, 18, who attends The Prairie School in Racine, was among the 15 inspiring young people named to PARADE magazine's first-ever All-America High School Service Team.

Sanchez was honored yesterday afternoon at a private reception at The White House, attended by Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan.

Sanchez, who was featured on the cover of the June 6 issue of PARADE alongside actor Matthew McConaughey, was named the First Team in the Economics category for his work on Job-Link Racine, an organization that helps homeless and at-risk teens find work.

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