Clark students recognized by Youth Salute

Published 9:49 am Tuesday, August 7, 2018

George Rogers Clark High School students were among those recognized by the annual Central Kentucky Youth Leadership Council’s “Youth Salute.” There were 42 GRC students among the 830 selected.

Several students from GRC will be featured in The Sun weekly.


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Brennan’s accomplishments include varsity basketball, BETA Club, Big Brother Big Sister, National Honors Society and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Brennan plans to major in biology and become a physical therapist.


Caden’s accomplishments include National Honor Society, Sixth Congressional District Youth Ambassador, KHSAA first team academic all-state, BETA Club, varsity baseball, 40th district tournament team and member of Central Baptist Church. Caden is undecided on his college choice, but would like to earn a degree in political science and attend law school to pursue a career as an attorney.


Chase’s accomplishments include being a student leader in the Grace Baptist Church youth group., field leader with Serving Homeless, National Honors Society, National BETA Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, GRC baseball team, ranked No. 1 in class (ongoing), Operation Happiness volunteer, National Academy of Future Physicians and Medical Scientists award of excellence and advanced placement scholar. Chase plans to major in biomedicine and become an optometrist.


Courtney’s accomplishments include Beta Club, National Honors Society, Health Occupations Students of America, Student Y Club, D.A.R.E. role model, 4-H camp counselor, softball team, volleyball team from 2015-16, Kentucky United Nations Assembly outstanding ambassador in 2017 and Health Occupations Students of America health education team third place in 2017. She plans to major in pre-medicine and become an orthopedic surgeon.


Current’s accomplishments include the Fine Arts Cohort program, Distinguished Young Woman little sister, singing at the Kentucky State Fair, Cardinal Singers choir, 4-H seeing volunteer, volunteer at Portland Promise Youth Choir, performer at the Gideons Regional Associational meeting, cross country and FCCLA. Current plans to attend Bluegrass Community and Technical College to earn an associate’s degree and transfer to University of Kentucky to earn a doctorate in psychology.


Emilie’s accomplishments include Clark County Future Farmers of America safety committee chairperson, First Presbyterian Church nomination committee youth representative, Beta Club, GRC soccer, archery team, Cardinal Singers, Burnamwood Appalachian Mission and National Honor Society. Emilie plans to major in animal science and would like to pursue a career as a veterinarian.


Georgia’s accomplishments include Smoke Signals newspaper staff, Cardinal Singers, Morehead State University dual enrollment student, GleanKY volunteer, Church of God Cathedral youth group member, former member of the Lexington Stingers and advanced member of Children’s Choir. Georgia hopes to attend New York University and major in psychology with a minor in journalism. She would like to pursue a career as a psychologist.


Haley’s accomplishments include Beta Club officer, Wesley Woods Camp junior counselor, Smoke Signals newspaper staff, The Force Dance Academy competition team, GRC dance team, Central Baptist Church small group leader, Central Baptist Church interpretive movement team leader, Cardinal Nets club, National Honors Society and Christian Fellowship Club. Haley plans to major in communications and would like to have a career in journalism.


Harley’s accomplishments include Dancer’s Pointe member, Young Republicans, Beta Club, Christian Fellowship Club, Smoke Signals contributor, Grace Baptist Church member, nursery worker and vacation Bible school teacher. She would like to major in zoology and become a zoologist.


Jasmine’s accomplishments include variety basketball, 40th District basketball team, 10th Region basketball team, Beta Club, Junior States of America, Special Olympics volunteer, Distributive Education Club of American and Amateur Athletic Union-Central Kentucky Spax.


Jaylan’s accomplishments include the GRC softball team, head life guard, HOSA member, missionary Bible teacher, extra in the movie “Mom and Dad” with Nicolas Cage, CPR certified, honor roll scholar and Clark County Community Foundation scholar. Jaylan plans major in biology to become a zoologist.