(10/30/13) - Here's something worth shouting about - Flint's Kenyetta Dotson is one of three finalists contending to become the Pistons Game Changer of the Year.
"That is so exciting. You look at all the other stories of the nine other people beside myself, everybody is doing such an awesome and incredible job," she said.
Dozens of Dotson's supporters gathered at the Mt. Carmel Activity center for a get out the vote kickoff breakfast.
"It's unreal. I know. Five in the morning. It's truly unreal, but I think it just shows the heart of Flint, and I think it just shows how much we love and support one another," Dotson said.
Dotson was nominated for her work in trying to prevent violence within the Flint area.
"You know, I'm very passionate about it. I lost my best friend, I lost my aunt, and other close friends," Dotson said.
Several Mid-Michigan organizations felt the impact of her efforts first hand.
"She's the person that gives us our guidance. She makes sure our world that we live in is a safer one for all that live in the community, not just her family and friends, but everyone in the community," said Alexis Murphy-Morris, of WOW Outreach.
Besides recognition, there's a new car waiting for the finalist with the most online votes.
"I've seen it. It's beautiful. I do want it, and I can see myself picking up people in the Chrysler 300 just like I do right now," Dotson said.
Final round voting for the Pistons Game Changer of the year runs through Nov. 15, and Kenyetta Dotson knows she'll need plenty of help to come out on top.
"Share it on your page, text it, tweet it, e-mail it. I need your vote, I need your support, vote for Kenyetta Dotson, Game Changer of the Year," Dotson said.
To cast your vote for Kenyetta Dotson, click HERE. She's the one and only finalist from Mid-Michigan.
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