Oak Ridge High School senior Jordan HannahÂ has been named the Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of the Clinch Valley. Hannah was selected from among a group of four outstanding youth, a press release said.
HeÂ will now compete for the Tennessee Youth of the Year title and a $5,000 college scholarship from Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence, and dedication to live a healthy lifestyle, the press release said. Now in its 70th year, the Youth of the Year program honors the nationâ€™s most awe-inspiring young people on their path to great futures and encourages all kids to lead, succeed, and inspire.
â€œJordan is a terrific young man and will represent his club and community well at the state competition,â€ said Adam Wilson, chief operating officer of Boys & Girls Clubs of the Clinch Valley. [Read more…]