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Goodwin Says Students are ‘Leaders for Social Justice’

Ambassadors for Justice

On April 23, 2012, United States Attorney R. Booth Goodwin II honored 40 high school juniors with the U.S. Attorney’s Ambassador for Justice Award during a noon ceremony at the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Federal Courthouse in Charleston.  The U.S. Attorney’s Ambassador for Justice Award program is an initiative led by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia which recognizes high school juniors who have shown outstanding leadership skills and a commitment to social justice.  

The 2012 U.S. Attorney’s Ambassadors for Justice are as follows (by name/high school/county):

Boone County

Matthew Dolan

Matthew Dolan, Scott High School

Mackenzie Smith

MacKenzie Smith, Sherman High School


Cabell County

Campbell Neighborgall

Campbell Neighborgall, Huntington High School


Alyssa Morris

Alyssa Morris, Cabell Midland High School


Fayette County

Catlin Brouillard

Catlin Brouillard, Valley High School


Greenbrier County

Isaac Gutshall

Isaac Gutshall, Greenbrier West High School

Jackson County

Ashley Donohew

Ashley Donohew, Ripley High School


Andrew Ely(not pictured), Ravenswood High School


Kanawha County

Robert Brown

Robert Brown, Sissonville High School


Lindsey Hanks

Lindsey Hanks, Saint Albans High School


Adam Richardson

Adam Richardson, South Charleston High School


Anna Rubenstein

Anna Rubenstein, Nitro High School


Sarah Seabolt

Sarah Seabolt, Herbert Hoover High School


Joseph Wright (not pictured), Capital High School


Logan County

Abigail Lusk

Abigail Lusk, Man High School


Nicholas McDonald

Nicholas McDonald, Logan Sr. High School (Logan Co.)


Mason County

Erik Allbright (not pictured), Point Pleasant Jr./Sr. High School


Zachary Jenkins

Zachary Jenkins, Hannan High School


Caroline Thompson

Caroline Thompson, Wahama High School


McDowell County

Shamecca Perkins

Shamecca Perkins, Mount View High School

Zachary Shelton

Zachary Shelton, River View High School


Mercer County

Brandon Hicks

Brandon Hicks, Princeton Sr. High School

Douglas Miller

Douglas Miller, Bluefield High School


Katelyn Poff

Katelyn Poff, Montcalm High School


Jacob Ramthun

Jacob Ramthun, Pikeview High School


Mingo County

Shaunda Murphy

Shaunda Murphy, Tug Valley High School

Gregory Simpkins (not pictured), Mingo Central Comprehensive High School

Monroe County

Emily McKinney

Emily McKinney, James Monroe High School


Putnam County

Molly Ballard (not pictured), Poca High School



Christa Brown

Christa Brown, Buffalo High School


Emily Cole (not pictured), Winfield High School



Callie McClanahan

Callie McClanahan, Hurricane High School


Raleigh County

Alexis DeMoss

Alexis DeMoss, Shady Spring High School


Allison Hatcher

Allison Hatcher, Liberty High School


Christopher Nelson

Christopher Nelson, Independence High School


Summers County

James Weiss

James Weiss, Summers County High School


Wayne County

Austin Brewer (not pictured), Tolsia High School


Dustin Hatfield

Dustin Hatfield, Wayne High School


Emily Rhodes

Emily Rhodes, Spring Valley High School


Wirt County

Samantha Shimer

Samantha Shimer, Wirt County High School

Wood County

Logan Cox

Logan Cox, Parkersburg South High School

Jared Haught

Jared Haught, Parkersburg High School



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