Exchange Club honors local students

2013-02-26T23:00:00Z Exchange Club honors local students Daily Herald
February 26, 2013 11:00 pm

The Exchange Club of Utah Valley will present Youth of the Month Awards to American Fork High School Seniors, Hunter Wilson and Hailey James, during a special club meeting today at 7:30 a.m. at Mimi's Café in Orem. All interested community members are invited to attend.

Wilson is the son of Daniel and Carrie Wilson. He is a senior at American Fork High School where he is an honor student, carrying a 3.997 GPA. He was named the 2013 Sterling Scholar for Math and is on the varsity tennis team, runs cross country and plays the piano. He plans to teach psychology on a university level in the future.

James is the daughter of Lori James. She is a senior at American Fork High School and has a 4.0 GPA. She is a Sterling Scholar in Science, serves as the National Honor Society President, received admission and a scholarship to Harvard University and is part of school's marching band. Her future goals include working at a university teaching biology and conducting cellular biology research.

Exchange Clubs throughout the United States and Puerto Rico honor young men and women as their club's Youth of the Month. The students that receive this award have shown academic and leadership excellence. These outstanding youth go on to compete for the Club Youth of the Year, District Youth of the Year and, ultimately, the National Youth of the Year Award.

Exchange, America's Service Club is a group of men and women working to make their communities better places to live through programs of service in Americanism, Community Service, Youth Projects, and its national project, the Prevention of Child Abuse. To date, the National Exchange Club's efforts have helped more than 1.6 million children and 656,000 families eliminate child abuse from their daily lives.

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