Boys & Girls Club names Youth of the Year

January 24, 2014

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Morgan HetrickMorgan Hetrick, 16, and a sophomore at Green Ridge, won the Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year competition Thurday night at the Fox Theater in downtown Sedalia. She will compete in the statewide competition on April 9-10 in Jefferson City.

Should she win that, she’ll move on to the regional competition, and if she wins there she would compete for National Youth of the Year in Washington, D.C.AdaTucker

The club names three Youths of the Year. Morgan is the club’s teen winner. Ada Tucker, 11, and a 6th grader at Green Ridge, won the intermediate category. Michael Castiglia,  9, and a 4th grader at Skyline, won the elementary category.

Michael CastigliaShown with the winners are Stoney Hays, BGC Director of Ops, and judges Linda Christle, executive director of Sedalia-Pettis County Economic Development; Deidre Esquivel, Furnell Companies; Senator Mike Parsons; Dr. Joanna Anderson, President State Fair Community College; and Sue Heckart, owner of Heckart Funeral Home and Crematory. Photos provided by Boys & Girls Club of West Central Missouri.


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