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20 Under 20

CLASS OF 2022

The Dean's List's "20 Under 20" presented by Thread Talk 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

  • An award plaque

DATES:
2021 20 Under 20 Nomination Deadline | September 30, 2022 (Extended to 10/24)

Honorees Announced | November 2022
20 Under 20 Awards - Class of 2022 | December 5, 2022 at Wray Ward

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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SILVER SPONSORS

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BRONZE SPONSORS

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PARTNERS

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2022 HONOREES

CONGRATS TO THE CLASS OF 2022!

Pictures and bios provided by the honorees themselves.

 

Shely Acosta - UNC Charlotte

Khushi Bhatt - North Carolina School of Science and Math

Meoshia Burgess - North Carolina Cyber Academy

Eli Coblenz - Providence Day School

Justin Dean - Cato Middle College High School

Kaitlyn Dorroh - Langtree Charter Academy

Brandon Jones - Winston Salem State University and Sugar Creek Charter School high school graduate.

Archita Khaire - North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM)

Nayeon Kim - Marvin Ridge High School

Aadi Kucheria - Marvin Ridge High School

Sahana Mantha - Providence Day School

Josiah Moise - Embry Riddle Dual Enrollment & Academy Achievers Homeschool

Lele Norman - Hickory Ridge High School / UNCC

Jay Peniston - Charlotte Lab School

Laura Plata - Stanford Online High School

Camilla Rivera - West Mecklenburg High School

Isabella Robusto - Fort Mill High School

Grant Santos - Myers Park High School

Jade Smith - Charlotte Lab Upper School

Anish Vedantham - Providence Day School

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2022 SELECTION COMMITTEE