On November 7, 2017, the Optimist Club of Calvert-Prince Frederick, joined by the Optimist Club of Solomons, announced the 40 ‘Outstanding Youth’ of Calvert County as part of the Youth Appreciation Week 2017. The accomplishments, achievements, and abilities of these young people deserve the praise and recognition of all Calvert County citizens.
The following high school students were recognized at the Calvert Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) at their meeting on November 7th:
CALVERT HIGH-Angel Almuete, Teddy Danielson, Jack Dodsworth, David Johnson, Kaitlin McCloskey, Kristian Moller, Alexis Rinker, Julia Roush, Hope Smith and William Wood.
HUNTIGTOWN HIGH-Samatha Bolin, Megan Coffren, Elizabeth Diamond, Alyssa Gibson, Stephanie McBeth, Casey Otteneaelder, Alexis Pearman, Mia Sirman, Josh Weems and Dyllon Wolf.
NORTHERN HIGH-Eliza Barcenilla, Holden Beauzile, Samirah Brown, Mabel Carter, Michael Chasman, Jessica Drake, Brianna Gross, David Mendez, Lacie Roby and Abby Sweeney.
PATUXENT HIGH-Lila Biggar, Kathryn Briggs, Andrew Clinton, Marlee Gately, Scott Harbaugh, Marshall Lanning, Abby Lastinger, Tiffany Lyon, Nicole Smith and Alexia Smith.
Five of the students were not available for the pictures with the Calvert Board of CountyCommissioners: William Wood, Dyllon Wolf, Scot Harbaugh, Nicole Smith and Brianna Gross.
All the outstanding students will be honored at a dinner by the Optimist Clubs on Monday, November 13, 2017 at St John Vianney Life Center in Prince Frederick.
The BOCC proclaimed the week of November 7-13th as Youth Appreciation Week in Calvert County. They also let it be known that they have faith in the ability of today’s youth as they assume responsible roles in the future of mankind.
Congratulations to all for a job well done!
Margit Miller / Calvert Beacon