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Sawyer Anderson Wins Young Eco-Hero Award

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A West Fargo teen wins a prestigious award for her work in taking crucial steps to help better the environment. Thirteen-year-old Sawyer Anderson is one of 16 activists around the globe to receive the 2022 International Young Eco-Hero Award presented by Action for Nature. She won 2nd place in the eight to 12-year-old category for…

West Fargo teen wins community service crown

She is proud to be back after coming up short last year

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Sawyer Anderson of West Fargo was crowned 2022 International Young American Women of Service over the weekend in Portland, Maine. She came back after not winning anything the previous year. The competition lasted a week. Anderson was excited to dress up and get out her comfort zone on the runway. At 13-years-old she is an…

West Fargo author reads to middle school students to inspire them to give back

Sawyer Anderson wrote Water Works in response to learning about the water crisis in Africa

FARGO, N.D. — After Sawyer Anderson’s father took a trip to Africa, he informed his daughter of some unfortunate circumstances children in that country go through. “There are kids my age carrying buckets of water on their heads, walking three miles to get water and the water isn’t clean,” Anderson said. “I just wanted to imagine me – I wouldn’t…

10-Year-Old Author’s Book Helping to Provide Clean Water in Africa

Proceeds from the "Water Works" will go to Well Spring for the World and World Vision, organizations that help provide clean water in Africa

WEST FARGO, N.D. — A 10-year-old from West Fargo is taking it upon herself to help provide clean water to people in Africa. Sawyer Anderson originally sold cookies and handbags. In December, she started creating and illustrating her book “Water Works.” She’s raised $26,000 so far. Sawyer has dedicated the book to 10-year-old Brian who lives in Africa. He was bit…