Congratulations to 2015 Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County Youth of the Year Ulexus Spicer.The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County 2015 Youth of the Year Ulexus Spicer was named the Runner-up at the State Youth of the Year Competition in Indianapolis. This is the second year in a row that the local Club's Youth of the Year has placed second in the statewide competition. Ulexus graduated early with an honors diploma from Richmond High School in February. She has enlisted in the Army and will pursue her goal of becoming a forensic pathologist.
She has been an active member of the Club for 10 years. Ulexus has helped in the Club's homework room, participated in Afternoons Rock (the Club's alcohol prevention program), served as Torch Club President for two years, served as Keystone Club President for two years, and has been a Jr. Staff member for two years. She has helped with the Gleaner's Food Bank Giveways, a graffiti clean-up project in Richmond and she volunteers at a local animal shelter. Our local Youth of the Year serves as a role model to younger Club members and a representative to the community. Ulexus serves as a Jr. Staff member and volunteers at many Club events. Congratulations Ulexus!
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