Jennifer Riley gets League’s service award

   Jennifer Riley, a graduating senior at Hopewell Valley Central High School who has demonstrated a commitment to her community by her involvement in school and civic affairs, recently was awarded the Hopewell Valley League of Women Voters’ 2002 Community Service Award.
   Presented annually, the $250 award is given in the name of Marge Louden, a former member of the League.
   The daughter of Terri and Mike Riley of Titusville, Jennifer was chosen from students nominated by community leaders and other residents. Holly Clemans chaired the League’s Selection Committee, which included Phyllis Reger and Martha Maletta. Melissa Olde was the recipient of last year’s Community Service Award.
   Jennifer is one of four students on the school district’s Strategic Planning Committee and she has been a member of Student Council for four years. Committed to her work for the American Cancer Society, Jennifer was the high school recruitment chairwoman and captain of the "Relay for Life" walks for three years. She is an active member of the Hopewell Valley Healthy Community/Healthy Youth initiative, which involves meeting with clergy and youth directors of various Hopewell Valley faith communities. At her church, Jennifer teaches religious education and has been an alter server for nearly a decade.
   She plans to study psychology at Ramapo College of New Jersey in Mahwah.