2013 Young Leaders

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2012-2013 Shelby County Young Leaders


Reilly Boone

Collins High School

David and Michelle Boone

School/Community Involvement: Y-Club, KYA, KUNA, Go For It, Leadership training and Y-Corp

National Youth Leadership Forum (on Medicine)

Shelby County Community Theatre, Lacrosse, Co-Captain, Choir (Show and Chamber), Swim Team, Drama Club, Art Club, Church Choir and book/fundraiser for Reading Reindeer

Hobbies/Interests: Working with animals, drawing, archery, swimming, singing and reading.

Lindy Bush

Collins High School

Bill Bush and Molly Sullivan

School/Community Involvement: KUNA, FYA, Cheer squad, Orchestra, Kids’ Korner, CUMC Youth Group

Hobbies/Interests: Cheerleading and playing the Cello

Kayce Byrnside

Shelby County High School

Clay and Lora Byrnside

School/Community Involvement: Humane Society Volunteer, Church Charity volunteer, Accelerated Academy

Hobbies/Interests: Cross Country and Track

Andrew Clark

Shelby County High School

Dawna Clark

School/Community Involvement: SCHS tennis team, Misson Friends teach at Central Baptist Church, Kentucky Raceway Ministries volunteer, Active Youth on Mission at Central Baptist Church

Hobbies/Interests: Tennis, playing soccer with friends, aviation and traveling

Mason Daugherty

Shelby County High School

Jim and Mary Carmel Daugherty

School/Community Involvement: Boy Scouts of America – Troop 270, orchestra, cross country and track

Hobbies/Interests: Bass player in The Derby Boys Irish Band, composing music, playing guitar and the piano, camping riding dirt bikes and hiking.

Cy Dutton

Collins High School

Gilmore and Judge Donna Dutton

School/Community Involvement: I am a member of the Collins Titans football and tennis teams.  I volunteer at the Church of the Annunciation, the Shelby County Red Cross, Operation Graduation, St. Joe’s School in Louisville and altar server at the Church of the Annunciation.

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy tennis and football and am always trying to find an opportunity to play.  I love hunting and spending time outdoors.  I also love spending time with friends and family as much as possible.

Jesse Harrod

Collins High School

Mike and Dawn Harrod

School/Community Involvement: Collins baseball, BETA Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, president of Senate KYA and member First Baptist Church

Hobbies/Interest: Sports and technology

Andrew Hobbs

Cornerstone Christian Academy

Jim and Lynn Hobbs

School/Community Involvement:  CCA’s freshman class president, Student Council treasurer, president of BETA Club, Preschool Ministry at Highview Baptist Church

Hobbies/Interests: Playing and watching all sports, reading, interested in history and politics, watching Fox news and NCIS, going and serving in church

Jordan Holt

Shelby County High School

Kim and James Holt

School/Community Involvement: I am currently on the SCHS Rockets basketball team.  I’ve also volunteered at a couple different day cares in Shelby County. I am also a member of the diversity club at SCHS.

Hobbies/Interests: My main hobbies are playing basketball and going bowling.  One thing that interests me is cooking.  I love experimenting and finding more things that I can cook.  Another is children. I enjoy babysitting and seeing how each child is different.

Elizabeth McGuire

Collins High School

Mark McGuire and Christina Whitfield

School/Community Involvement: I am a part of my school’s Accelerated Academy.  I participate in track and field, cross country and Odyssey of the Mind. I am identified as Talented and Gifted in several areas.  For the last two summers, I have gone to Duke Talented Identification Program’s Summer Studies Institute in North Carolina.  This past summer I also participated in Jewish Hospital Shelbyville’s Teen Volunteer Program as well as volunteered for the Shelby County Humane Society.

Hobbies/Interests: I like running, reading and hanging out with my friends.

Eli Megibben

Collins High School

Hart and Angie Megibben

School/Community Involvement: Manager of the Collins High School football team, member of the Collins Odyssey of the Mind team, participant of the Collins Accelerated Academy, member of the BETA Club and time permitting, volunteer at the Shelby County Community Theatre.

Hobbie/Interests: Playing the guitar and piano, singing and acting, reading, knitting and writing.

Cali Mills

Shelby County High School

Brett and Melissa Mills

School/Community Involvement: Varsity soccer, varsity track, TAG program, freshman and sophomore class secretary, KUNA, Diversity Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, mentor @ Rocket games, volunteer for animal shelter, Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church youth group.

Hobbies/Interests: Riding Horses, playing soccer, running, swimming, babysitting, volunteering, mentoring children with special needs, shopping and hanging out with friends and family.

Kathryn Morrow

Collins High School

Austin and Kim Morrow

School/Community Involvement: Collins varsity cheerleader, freshman class Homecoming court, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Titan Nation, KUNA, honor roll student, member of First Baptist Church youth group.

Hobbies/Interests: Cheerleading, writing, art, swimming, dancing and hanging out with my friends.

Taylor Nash

Collins High School

Scott and Beverly Nash

School/Community Involvement: FFA, BETA, Leos Club, Simpsonville Baptist Church and Crusade for Children.

Hobbies/Interests: Camping, 4-wheeling, fishing, FFA, livestock and country music.

Matthew Perry

Shelby County High School

David Perry and Emily Goins

School/Community Involvement: ROTC, Bagdad Baptist.

Hobbies/Interests: Martial arts.

Savannah Raizor

Shelby County High School

John and Melissa Raizor

School/Community Involvement: SCHS Rockets basketball, Salem Baptist Church youth group.

Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, working with children, spending time with friends and family and scrapbooking.

Claire Schaefer

Shelby County High School

Kurt and Alice Schaefer

School/Community Involvement: SCHS varsity dance team, vice president sophomore class, Diversity Club, exceptional child mentor, SCHS Academy of Excellence.

Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, swimming, reading, spending time with family and friends.

Malik Shalash

Collins High School

Jamil and Valerie Shalash

School/Community Involvement: Collins Academic Academy, Collins and Javanon soccer, Shelby Park Community Center volunteer, BETA Club, TSA  member.

Hobbies/Interests: Computer programming and software design, soccer, reading and world history.

Jimmy Welman

Shelby County High School

Rick and Melissa Welman

School/Community Involvement:  I help out at the Shelby County Public Library. I am very active in my church, Shelby Christian Church. I volunteer for Shelby County Community Charities.

Hobbies/Interests: I play tennis for SCHS and I am a member of the USTA. I also enjoy art and reading.

Kara Wiley

Shelby County High School

Kyle and Amanda Wiley

School/Community Involvement:  I am involved in the Accelerated Academy at SCHS. I am an active member and involved in the youth group at Bagdad Baptist Church. SCHS varsity and junior varsity basketball and softball teams.  Involved in the Diversity Club at SCHS.

Hobbie/Interests: I enjoy playing the piano, going on mission trips with my church and playing team sports. I am interested in the medical field, especially pediatrics. I hope one d