Emilia Knudsen recognized for philanthropist

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This is the Certificate of Excellence that Emilia Knudsen recevied from her principal on Feb. 26.

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Emilia Knudsen was presented with The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards at Alaka‘i O Kaua‘i Charter School on Feb. 26.

KAPA‘A — Emilia Knudsen, a 12-year-old philanthropist of Kapa‘a and a sixth-grader at Alaka‘i O Kaua’i Charter School, has received The Prudential Spirit Of Community Awards’ Certificate of Excellence, which recognizes the top student volunteers in the state of Hawai‘i.