PCTI Student Receives Presidential Award

Passaic County Technical Institute sophomore, Eboni Bugg, is being praised for her vast efforts of volunteerism. She pledged more than two-thousand hours to serving her community and earned the coveted President’s Volunteer Service Award!

The national honor celebrates Eboni’s participation in community outreach initiatives, which includes participation in the following events: Princess to Queenz Summer Camp, the Vreeland Park tree lighting ceremony (as well as other Christmas related activities), Stigma-Free Day, singing as a member of PCTI’s Tech Tone Choir for senior citizens, February’s Black Author Festival, as well as donating her time to a car show, swap meet, a family bingo event, and so much more In fact, more than seven-hundred and fifty of Eboni’s hours were earned by volunteering at the Streamside Christian Camp in Pennsylvania over a two year period.

For her outstanding commitment to her community, Eboni received a personalized certificate, an official pin, and a congratulatory letter from the President of the United States. It’s the second year in a row that she received this outstanding award.


PCTI sophomore Eboni Bugg (Paterson) models her President’s Volunteer Service Award for garnering more than two-thousand hours of service in her community.