Alvarez promoted at Top Notch Scholars in Lawrence

Aug. 26—LAWRENCE — Jenny Alvarez was recently named vice president of Top Notch Scholars, a non-profit organization that empowers youth and helps them achieve their goals, at 60 Island St.

Joanna de Pena said when she founded Top Notch seven years ago Alvarez matched her enthusiasm.

"God gave me a mission but when you came to Top Notch, you set it on fire," said de Pena of Alvarez, in a press release.