2016 First Place Winner – Mary-Catherine Kellam Addison


Mary-Catherine Kellam Addison was a senior at Broadwater Academy when she was named the 2016 Kate Award Winner.  Kellam participated in volunteering activities throughout the community such as assisting with fundraising events and helping to feed the hungry for the Foodbank of the Eastern Shore of Virginia, as well as helping out the youth camp at the YMCA’s Camp Silver Beach.  Kellam has also assisted other local organizations such as the Eastern Shore Land Trust, the Barrier Islands Center, and Ducks Unlimited. She has also helped restore coral reefs in Florida, was an Athletic Trainer for her school, and traveled to Washington, D.C. as Virginia’s ANEC Representative for the Youth Leadership Council.  She is a wonderful example of a young person who gives back to her community.