Honorees Announced For 2019 Glsen Respect Awards – Los Angeles

Glsen, the leading education organization working to create safe and inclusive K-12 schools for Lgbtq youth, is proud to announce that Elle Smith (they/them), a high school senior from Round Rock, Texas, will be honored as the 2019 Student Advocate of the Year at this year’s Glsen Respect Awards – Los Angeles.

Glsen’s Student Advocate of the Year Award honors an outstanding young person who has helped create a safe and inclusive learning environment for all students and has served as a voice of change in their school and community. Smith joins previously announced honorees Octavia Spencer (Inspiration Award), Apple CEO Tim Cook (Champion Award), the cast and producers of the Warner Bros. Television/The CW television series “Riverdale” (Gamechanger Award), and Amazon Studios Chief Jennifer Salke (accepting the Visionary Award on behalf of Amazon Studios). The Glsen Respect Awards – Los Angeles will take place on Friday, October 25 at the Beverly Wilshire.
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