Rome Honors Youth Of Year

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The Exchange Club of Rome honored 6 high school students as candidates for Youth of the Year Award during their meeting on Friday. According to Wanda Whitten, chair of the Exchange Club’s Youth Committee, the Youth of the Year Award recognizes “hard-working high school students who attain high levels of scholastic achievement, community involvement and leadership”. Pictured left to right, Bodie Fox. Armuchee High School, Carly Comer. Coosa. Local Winner, Chandler Adams. Model High School, Regan Ware. Pepperrel High School, William Douglas. Rome High School, Hannah Payne. Unity Christian School.

One overall winner advances to represent Rome for the District Award at the District Convention to be held in Valdosta In July.. The winner of the District award goes on to the National Convention for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship.