Emily Calkins

Emily Calkins was named an Outstanding Youth Leader at the 2019 Annual Youth Leadership Awards.

Twenty-two area youth have been named Santa Barbara’s Outstanding Youth Leaders, including Carpinteria’s own, Emily Calkins. The teens were honored at the 18th Annual Youth Leadership Awards evening, a red-carpet event attended by community leaders, including Supervisor Das Williams, Congressman Salud Carbajal and Assemblymember Monique Limon. Calkins also received “Best Creative Artist” for the unique service projects she has created and implemented in Carpinteria, at the local state park and at a UNESCO World Heritage site in Italy. Calkins is currently a senior at Cate School.

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