Two LaRue County High School students have been honored by the Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council, Inc.
Finalists were selected on their overall merits of their biographical sketch and leadership essay.
Kellie Owen is one of two Youth Leaders of the Year. She is a Governor’s Scholar, Regional vice-president of FFA, Band, National Honor Society and on the Youth Council for her church. She plans to attend the University of Kentucky and major in engineering.
Kaitlyn Skaggs is a finalist for Youth Leaders of the Year 2009-10.
Owen will attend the Town Meeting on Tomorrow, sponsored by the National Council on Youth Leadership and Washington University Oct. 17 in St. Louis. She will receive an award and a scholarship.
This conference has been held in St. Louis since 1985, sponsored by the National Council on Youth Leadership. Lincoln Trail Youth Leadership Council is the local sponsor of this program and this year recognizes 116 students from Meade County High School, Nelson County, Bardstown, Bethlehem, Central Hardin, John Hardin, Elizabethtown, Fort Knox, LaRue, Green and Hart County.
The photographic salute to these students will be at the Towne Mall in Elizabethtown through Oct. 5. You may see the online display of students at www.ltys.org.
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will host the annual recognition reception for all participating students and their families 7 p.m. Nov. 12. For more information, call 270-769-5022.