The teenage founder of MDJunior has another honor to accompany his Greatest Person of the Day designation by Huffington Post. Shaun Verma, 17, was recently named a winner in the 2013 Nestlé Very Best In Youth competition.
Verma is one of 18 students selected in a search for the most outstanding youth leadership in America.
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Nestlé will donate $1,000 in the name of each winner to the charity of his choice. The company also awards winners a trip with a parent or guardian to Los Angeles for the Nestlé Very Best In Youth awards ceremony. The trip includes round trip coach air travel, hotel accommodations for three nights, and spending money. Each contestant will receive a certificate of achievement from Nestlé.
“Nestlé USA is dedicated to America’s youth,” said Kenneth W. Bentley, Nestlé vice president of Community Affairs & Educational Programs and author of the Nestlé Very Best In Youth book series. “Young people are the future of this country, and it is up to adults to see that they are given the encouragement they need to reach their goals.”
, also was one of the 2013 Nestlé Very Best In Youth winners.