LCHS student selected to attend meeting in St. Louis

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Honor announced at recognition reception hosted by ECTC

By The Staff

Kellie Owen, a senior at LaRue County High School and one of two Lincoln Trail Youth Leaders of the Year, attended the Town Meeting on Tomorrow in October in St. Louis. Owen was selected to attend the four-day event, sponsored by the National Council on Youth Leadership. During the stay she participated in team building activities, improved leadership skills, visited the St. Louis Zoo and toured Washington University.

Students from across the country heard many speakers, including Greg Stokes, former NBA player and Karen McCaa, inspirational speaker.

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College hosted the Lincoln Trail Youth Salute for the annual recognition reception Nov. 12.

Owens was presented with a $400 scholarship from the Lincoln Trail Youth Salute.

Another LaRue County student, Kaitlyn Skaggs, was recognized as a finalist.