Photographs and biographies of all Youth Salute winners from Clark County will run on the schools page of the Winchester Sun, a few each week until the list is complete.
Alexis is a member of several organizations.
This year she is a member of the varsity girls basketball team, volleyball team, National Honor Society, First Priority, Spirit Club and Junior Advisory.
Upon graduation in May 2012, Alexis plans to enroll at Bellarmine University or Western Kentucky University and major in criminal justice.
Allison is involved within her school and community.
She is a member of Beta Club, National Honors Society,and Future Business Leaders of America.
She is also a three-year member of Student Advisory and is the secretary of Embracing Global Obligations.
Allison participates in many community service activities with Embracing Global Obligations, such as raising awareness for the Clark County Homeless Coalition and fund raising for various organizations.
She is a varsity tennis player, a DARE Role Model and participated in the 2009-2010 Clark County Teen Court. Allison has very strong leadership skills and hopes to pursue a career as an equine physical therapist at Georgetown College.
Amie is involved with many organizations in high school.
She has been in the marching band for four years and played the clarinet for three years and the bass clarinet for one.
She is a member of the National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes and First Priority. She is also involved in the drama department and participated in two musical productions.
She is also involved with many church activities, including the church youth group, working with vacation Bible school, and has participating in two 30-Hour Famines.
She also volunteered with Operation Happiness, Shoeboxes for Children and the Angel Tree Network.
Amie is plans on attending Morehead State University and pursuing a career in pediatrics.
Avicia has been involved in many clubs and activiteis throughout her high school career, including such organizations as the National Honor Society, Beta Club, Junior Civitan, First Priority, EGO and Drama Club.
Her passions include theater, music, cooking, traveling and photography.
She recently directed her school’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” has been involved backstage on other plays and performed in two previous musicals. She plans to be heavily involved in future productions.
Rogers completed her third year playing alto saxophone in the GRC marching band and expects to continue her involvement throughout her senior year.
Outside of marching band, she palss the bassoon.
Avicia’s current aspirations involving college include going to the Universtiy of California Davis to pursue a career in psychiatry.
Samantha is actively involved in many organizations in both her high school and community
She is a member of the junior varsity cheerleading team, varsity tennis team, National Honor Society and the Leaders of America. She is president of Future Business Leaders of America and student representative for the Kentucky Center for Instructional Discipline.
Samantha is a member of Trinity Church of God and participates in several ministries at her church including the Transformed drama team and Reborn youth group.
She is also a leader of the T2 children’s drama team and a member of the worship band, In Debt.
With groups at church and school, Samantha had the opportunity to participate in many different community service events.
She has not decided where she will attend college, but would like to have a career in business or accounting.
Benjamin Clay Dixon
Clay is a leader in several organizations. He served as speech team president from 2009 through 2011.
As a freshman, Clay was president of the school chess team. He also is the boys cross country and track and field team captain.
Clay has earned several athletic and academic awards for track and cross country, both locally and statewide. He also holds several school records.
Clay is a member of the Boy Scouts of America and has held many leadership positions in Troop 75.
He also participated in Operation Happiness.
He is a member of Christview Christian Church’s youth group.
Clay plans to continue running cross country and track in college but is undecided on where he will attend. He plans on becoming a statistician.