Youth of the Month

Our Youth of the Year program recognizes serveral of our areas most outstanding youth who are high school juniors.

Six different high schools in our district participate in this program.  They include: Northwest, Colerain, North College Hill, Mt. Healthy, LaSalle and McAuley.  Monthly winners are selected throughout the school year by an interview team from the Northwest Exchange Club.

The selection is based on academics, leadership, school activities and community service.

The monthly winners are honored with a recognition breakfast at Clovernook Country Club.  They are presented with a personalized plaque and a $250 U.S. Savings Bond.

At the conclusion of the school year, all the winners return for our Youth of the Year Banquet.  At the banquet each student presents an essay on a topic furnished by the National Exchange Club.  Additional criteria include school activities, grades and community involvement.  At the conclusion of the banquet, a Youth of the Year is selected.

The winner is presented  with a personalized plaque and a $1,000 U.S. Savings Bond.  In addition, the winner will have an opportunity to compete as a senior for additional scholarship awards at the district, state and national levels.

Youth of the Year / Past Winners

Past Winners include:

  • 2015 - Jenna Averbeck, McAuley High School
  • 2014 - Ryan Mulvaney, Colerain High School
  • 2013 - Jelanie Mays, North College Hill
  • 2012 - Amanda Sheely, NW High School
  • 2011 - Victoria Lexson, Colerain High School
  • 2010 - Susan Findley, McAuley High School
  • 2009 - T.J. Delaet, LaSalle High School
  • 2008 - Ashley Sandlin, Mt. Healthy High School
  • 2007 - Jennifer Walton, Northwest High School
  • 2006 - Megan Hathaway, Colerain High School
  • 2005 - Dominic Lanzillotta, LaSalle High School
  • 2004 - Dan Heister, LaSalle High School

2015 / 2016 Youth of the Month:

  • Lauren Lemons- Colerain High School
  • Drew Greiner - LaSalle High School
  • Katie Bergmann - McAuley High School
  • Fortune Uzo - Mt. Healthy High School
  • Daziah Turner - North College Hill
  • Ryan Cartwright - Northwest High School
  • Ben Hoffman - Roger Bacon High School

2014 / 2015 Youth of the Month:

  • Taiylor Rayford - Colerain High School
  • Luke Doerger - LaSalle High School
  • Jenna Averbeck, McAuley High School
  • Caitlyn Donahue - Mt. Healthy High School
  • Joshua Waywood, Northwest High School

2013 / 2014 Youth of the Month:

  • North College Hill - Camauri Cromwell
  • Colerain High School - Ryan Mulvaney
  • McAuley High School - Lindsey Schmucker
  • Northwest High School - Samantha Stone
  • Mt. Healthy High School - Sylvia Maldonado
  • LaSalle High School - Matthew Bumpus

2012 / 2013 Youth of the Month:

  • North College Hill - Jelanie Mays
  • LaSalle High School - Anthony Wieck
  • Northwest High School - Destiny Bishop
  • McAuley High School - Lynn Schutte
  • Mt. Healthy High School - Christopher Riga
  • Colerain High School - Hanna Saylor

2011 / 2012 Youth of the Month:

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  • Mt. Healthy HS - Jacob Burrell
  • LaSalle HS - Eric Backus
  • NW High School - Amanda Sheely (youth of the year winner)
  • Colerain HS - Laureen Fries
  • North College Hill - Erin Daniels-Isaacs
  • McAuley HS - Megan Dollenmeyer

2010 / 2011 Youth of the Month:

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  • Colerain High School - Torrey Lexson (youth of the year winner)
  • LaSalle High School - Joe Calardo
  • McAuley High School - Danielle Pfeifer
  • Mt. Healthy High School - Kianna Walker
  • North College Hill H.S. - Aaron Wilson
  • Northwest High School - Erika Beimesche

2009 / 2010 Youth of the Month:

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  • Colerain High School - Brendan McDonough
  • LaSalle High School - Mark Specker
  • McAuley High School - Susan Findley (youth of the year winner)
  • Mt. Heatlhy High School - Briana Keith
  • North College Hill H.S. - Ashley Thomas
  • Northwest High School - Jacob Kellerman

2008 / 2009 Youth of the Month:

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  • Colerain High School - Ashley Wanninger
  • LaSalle High School - T.J. Delaet (youth of the year winner)
  • McAuley igh School - Gabrielle Hempel
  • Mt. Heatlhy High School - Brooke Shirley
  • North College Hill H.S. - Shanice Carter-Harris
  • Northwest High School - Rosha Lewis
2011 Regional Youth of the Year:
Victoria (Torrey) Lexson, Colerain High School


2010 Youth of the Year:
Susan Findley, McAuley High School


2009 Youth of the Year:
T.J. Delaet, LaSalle High School
2009 Youth of the Year: T.J. Delaet, LaSalle High School