The Burbank Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. Ticktocker Class of 2009, was introduced at the Senior Presentation at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa in February.

Family and friends joined in celebrating the accomplishments of these 16 young ladies. Over the past six years these presentees have served the community by volunteering more than 9,750 hours at local philanthropies such as BCR — “a place to grow,” Burbank Family Service Agency, Burbank Temporary Aid Center, Burbank Boys & Girls Club and the Burbank Dental Clinic, to name a few.

The presentees are: Elyssa Victoria Alarcon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emilio Alarcon; Elke Nicole Besvold, daughter of Mrs. and Mrs. Chris Besvold; Haley Elizabeth-Rose Hanna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Hanna; and Christine Marie Horne, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Horne.

More are Stephanie Maral Kardjian, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Vahe Kardjian; Jenna Jean Martin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Neal Martin; Madison Ann Mersola, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Cam Mersola; Taylor Nicole Morton, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Mark Morton; Arianna Nasim Namavar, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Ali Namavar; and Christina Nicole Nelson, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Brad Nelson.

Christine Adair Poyner, daughter of Jim Poyner and Patty Carmack-Poyner; Danielle Melissa Rodriguez, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rodriguez; Elizabeth Ashlee Ruiz, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ruiz; Julianne Elizabeth Sermak, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cas Sermak. Alyssa Anne Stage, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Fiss and Randy Stage; and Elizabeth Sarah Starkand, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Starkand.

National Charity League, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering mother-daughter relationships in philanthropic endeavors within the community. The daughters, known as Ticktockers, participate in a six-year program of philanthropic work, leadership development, social events, and cultural activities.

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