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20 Under 20

CLASS OF 2023

The Dean's List's "20 Under 20" presented by Confetti Castle is honoring some of the most diverse and influential 14-19 year-old leaders in the Queen City. We want to recognize those in Gen Z & Gen Alpha who are giving back to Charlotte and empower others in all that they do.  

 

Honorees selected based on:

  • Artistic/Educational Endeavors

  • Community Involvement & Volunteerism

  • Leadership Skills & Roles

  • Professional & Personal Achievements

  • Commitment to making a long-term positive impact in the community.

Honorees receive:

  • Professional Headshots

  • 1:1 Mentoring

  • Access to Charlotte professionals from a variety of industries

  • Service Project & Internship Opportunities

  • Connections with other like-minded students

  • A trophy & printed award

DATES:
2023 20 Under 20 Nomination Deadline | October 23, 2023

Honorees Announced | End of November 2023
20 Under 20 Awards - Class of 2023 | December 11, 2023 at Wray Ward

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SPONSORS

Thank you for supporting our young leaders making an impact in the Charlotte community. We hope that this awards ceremony and publication will help retain native Charlotteans in the Queen City, create a pipeline of extraordinary talent for local companies, foster creativity & growth for youth, create networking opportunities for young & experienced professionals, bring more jobs and Charlotte-owned businesses to our community, and provide a sense of belonging. Special thanks to Charlotte is Creative for providing us with a H.U.G. grant to get this community engagement programs off the ground in 2021. We appreciate your consideration and please don't hesitate to reach out if you have any questions! 

PRESENTING SPONSOR

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GOLD SPONSORS

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Wray Ward

SILVER SPONSORS

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BRONZE SPONSORS

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PARTNERS

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2023 SELECTION COMMITTEE & SPEAKERS

2023 HONOREES

CONGRATS TO THE CLASS OF 2023!

Pictures and bios provided by the honorees themselves.

 

Morgan Boonshaft - Providence Day School

Zoe Brodeur - Charlotte Lab School

Bryce Cash - Queens University

Sloane Cauthen - North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Veda Dayananda- East Meck

Ronit Dey - North Carolina School of Science and Math at Durham

Skye Dixie - Charlotte Lab School

Grace Fuentes-Hererra - North Carolina State University

Letrell Grady - UNC Chapel Hill

Katelyn Guidry - UNCC

Aastha Kulkarni - Providence High School

Stewart Langley - Charlotte Latin

Jazzie Lee - Queens University

Lily Pill - Central Piedmont Early College

Nickolas Riggins - UNC Greensboro

Anirudh Sengupta - Ardrey Kell High School

Christopher Stamatelatos - Marvin Ridge High School

Aashir Sura - Providence Day School

Yonjou Victorin - University of North Carolina Charlotte

Ryan Whitley - NASCAR Institute

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