TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A local teen is one of 2,500 winners nationwide to receive a scholarship toward higher education from Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program.
Madelyn Broome, 18, is being recognized for positively impacting her community, according to a news release.
Broome kickstarted a library club for the Rincon/University High School Library to create awareness and support to renovate it.
The club raised enough funding to purchase books, a performance stage, an art gallery and art supplies.
She was recognized as a regional winner and awarded $1,000.
The scholarship is part of Kohl's philanthropic program to improve the lives of children, according to the release.