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Signal Mountain teen honored by the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes

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SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN (WRCB) -

The Barron Prize each year, celebrates 25 inspiring, public-spirited young people who have made a significant positive difference to people and our planet. 

Jack Skowronnek,16, of Signal Mountain, was one of those who received the award. Jack founded "Jack's Chattanoggins" to support families who's children are battling pediatric cancer.

In the past seven years, the non-profit organization has raised over $160,000 by  hosting an annual event where people donate money to have their heads shaved. 

Jack has inspired over 400 people to shave their heads aging from 7 to 80. Proceeds from "Jack's Chattanoggins" go to the Children's Hospital Foundation to fund treatment for local children diagnosed with cancer. 
 

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