Strusz, a Herget Middle School student and North Aurora Leo Club
leader, received a Ted Brattin Civic Youth Award Dec. 11 at the
37th annual Pearl Harbor Luncheon at Aurora University.
honors youths who display citizenship, service and leadership
and is named after Brattin, a former Aurora businessman.
received recognition for volunteering at North Aurora Mother's
Club activities and Breakfast with Santa. She also helped
collect money for Lions Club Candy Days, took part in Fox River
cleanup projects, participated in school-wide food drives and
assisted at the Schneider Elementary School Fun Fair.
Lions sponsor the North Aurora Leo Club.