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Caden Henderson recognized as Youth Volunteer of the Year

IECN Staff Writer Caden Henderson was recently awarded the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) – Inland Empire Chapter, award for Youth Volunteer of the Year.  According to the National Philanthropy Day nomination form, the award recognizes “service by an outstanding youth leader under the age of 21, youth group, or youth-generated project that has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the community through direct financial support, development of charitable programs, volunteering and/or leadership”. Outside of school, 14-year-old Redlands High School student Caden keeps himself busy by writing an aptly named column (Caden’s Corner) for the IECN Newspaper group, and interviewing celebrities and athletes for his very own YouTube channel.  When he graduates from high school he hopes to attend USC or the University of Redlands to study sports broadcasting and/or sports journalism.  In school, he’s on the freshman basketball team, but says he’s got a soft spot for baseball.  “My grandpa, Bob Sheehan, was a baseball coach, and my mom and dad (Jill and Joe Henderson) met while working for the 66’ers baseball team, so I guess that’s why,” Caden shared. Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH)…

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