WEST VALLEY — The featured Youth Citizenship Award winner is Samantha Smith. Smith was a member of the West Valley Central School Class of 2013. She lives in Machias with her parents Bradley and Kate Smith.
While a student at WVCS, Smith was involved in the school’s mentoring and service learning program, for four years. She was a member of the international club and served on the yearbook staff.
In addition to being involved in 4-H, Smith also volunteered at the city mission and the Harvest Bazaar.
She played varsity soccer and softball and was a member of the varsity cheerleading squad.
Smith will attend Jamestown Community College this fall, to pursue a degree in nursing.
New nominations for Youth Citizen Awards, for youth who will graduate in the 2013 – 2014 school year, are now being accepted. For more information, contact Laurie Peterson, program coordinator, at 938-2617.