Evan Salter | Young Hero Award from Alabama Public Television
EDUCATION

Evan Salter

Mountain Brook, Alabama

Judges also chose to honor one student with the first annual “Marissa Feigelson Community Service Award.” Marissa Feigelson, a talented and courageous young woman who died in February 2001of leukemia, was one of six winners of the first Alabama Young Heroes Awards.

Fifteen-year-old Evan Salter of Mountain Brook puts in more volunteer hours at the Birmingham Zoo then anyone else – nearly the hours of a full-time employee. Evan worked as a Reptile Keeper 4 days a week, 8 hours a day for the entire summer where he was thoroughly trained in animal husbandry and handling techniques for all animals within the Reptile Department. Salter is currently a member of the zoo’s planning committee for numerous zoo events.

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