Youth appreciation banquet

Mon, 02/18/2008 - 9:39am
By: The Citizen

The Peachtree City Optimist Club held its annual Youth Appreciation Banquet on Monday, Feb. 11 at Flat Creek Country Club.

Each year students from the Fayette County area are selected by their school counselors or agency representatives to be honored for their outstanding contributions to their school and community. Students must meet the criteria set forth by the Optimist Club, which encourages, leadership skills, academics, volunteerism, participation in school organizations and community improvement projects.

Club members joined with the students, their family members and their nominators to celebrate the accomplishments of these outstanding students.

The Peachtree City Optimist Club meets every Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Three Dollar Café. Guest are always welcome.

In the front row, from left, are Kelly Logsdon, Sandy Creek High School; Caleb Brown, Fayette Middle School; Meghan Wilson, Rising Starr Middle School and Victoria Brickenden, McIntosh High School. In the back row are Keri Seamon, Octagon Club Starr’s Mill High School; Vanessa Forster, Starr’s Mill High School; Cynthia Harris, Flat Rock Middle School; Nathan Pearson, J.C. Booth Middle School; Sean Williams, Fayette Family YMCA; Patrick Silloway, Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School and Cory Nolan, Whitewater High School. Not pictured: Olivia Bankston, Whitewater Middle School & Anthony Peppers, Boy Scouts, Troop 66. Photo/Special.

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