The following students were among the 37 Ceorge Rogers Clark juniors who were selected to the National Council on Youth Leadership Youth Salute:
Dailey is a member of many school organizations. She is a varsity cheerleader, member of the Beta Club, Cardinal Singers choir and D.A.R.E. This year she was selected to serve as a peer tutor for her school. She has participated in many community service projects including Walk with Friends, Salvation Army and Shop with a Cop.
She also volunteers at Bourbon Heights Nursing Home and is a member of Calvary Christian Church. Kailey plans on attending Eastern Kentucky University and major in elementary education.
Katie is active in a wide variety of school and community activities. She has participated in varsity cheerleading and swimming, receiving First Team Academic All-State honors for each. She also participated in the freshman, sophomore and junior advisories, TOM’s club and Cardinal Trust Bank.
Her community activities include student board member for the Clark County Homeless Coalition, Youth ASAP Network, Winchester YMCA cheer coach, Clark County Schools fluoride varnish program, Clark County summer feeding program, Operation Happiness, Jesus Prom, Lions Club Walk With a Child, Special Olympics, Clark County Community Services Turkey Trot, and the STRIDE Scarecrow Festival and Concert Series.
She is a member of the Winchester First Church of God youth group where she has participated in many fundraisers and volunteer activities, served as a camp counselor and took part in a summer mission trip.
Katie plans to attend the University of Kentucky and pursue a career in dentistry.
Kaylee is a very involved member of her school and community. Maintaining a cumulative 4.2 GPA, she is a member of the junior advisory, Beta and French clubs, GRC’s KYCID school-wide leadership team, Viewpoints editor for the school newspaper, a D.A.R.E. role model and a third year player on the Lady Cardinals volleyball team.
Outside of school Kaylee is a member of Broadway Baptist Church, a regular volunteer at Pine Meadows Nursing Home in Lexington and enjoys holding private tutoring sessions for younger students.
She currently is undecided on a college, but would like to seek a career in education or communications.
Kelsey is a junior at GRC. She is a very active member of her church youth group. She also is the children’s worship leader and kids church teen teacher at Christview Christian Church and a vacation Bible school counselor.
She has volunteered for Operation Happiness, was a camp counselor at “Camp Invention” volunteered at Jesus Prom for two years and was a Transitional Care Unit volunteer. At this time Kelsey wants to go to Eastern Kentucky University and major in elementary education.
Samantha has been a leader in different organizations. She was the FFA reporter her freshman year and is a fourth grade youth leader at Central Baptist Church.
She has helped with the Clark County FFA corn maze for the past two years and volunteers at the Winchester Day Care and with her youth group.
Samantha has maintained a 3.75 GPA in high school and plans on becoming an equine veterinarian. Her school choices are the University of Kentucky and Auburn University.
Lilly is involved in many organizations. She is a member of the GRC volleyball and tennis teams. She serves as a reporter for the Technology Student Association and as leadership committee chair for FFA and is a member of the Beta Club.
Besides her other activities, she works with her youth group at church and keeps the children during church service. She is undecided in her college plans but plans to major in education and one day hopes to teach elementary school.
Laurin Hisle is actively involved in many organizations. She has been a member of the GRC marching band for the past three years, the concert and pep bands, in which she plays the flute. Laurin is a member of Beta Club and Fellowship of Christian Athletes. She also is a Girl Scout and has been a camp counselor and has earned her Silver Award, the second highest achievement in the organization. Laurin volunteers for Operation Happiness and the St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry. She also volunteers to help support the Band Boosters through bingo.
Laurin plans to attend college and is undecided in her career plans.
Mark Wolf Jr.
Mark is an officer in several organizations at GRC. He is the media director for Kentucky Youth Assembly, treasurer for the Kentucky United Nations Assembly and is a leading member of the Lexington Music Academy. This year Mark also is a member of the National Society of High School Scholars and is an Academic All-State first team member, Who’s Who Among Outstanding Students in America, U.S. Achievement Academy for the All American Scholars. Mark is also a volunteer for the Winchester volunteer service area and a volunteer at the bingo hall. At this time Mark is undecided as to what colleger he will be attending, but plans on a double major in performing arts and psychiatry.
Michael has participated in several groups. He is currently president of the Y Club and was vice president of the chess club.
He is a member of the Beta Club, National Society of High School Scholars and is an active member of the First Presbyterian Church youth group. He has participated in the National Student Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, Kentucky Youth Assembly, Kentucky United Nations Assembly and Burmanwood Appalachian Ministry. He is a published author and is in Who’s Who. Michael wants to major in constitutional law and business management and plans to become a professor and start an animation studio.