YLIA 2022-23 Officers, Participants & Events

2022-23 YLIA Officers

President: Weston Grohne, Mt. Zion High School
Vice President: Cadence Speagle, Argenta-Oreana High School
Treasurer: Evan Foster, Maroa-Forsyth High School
Secretary: Abionna Tertocha, Maroa-Forsyth High School
Membership Chair: Dianne Hernandez Bruno, MacArthur High School
Outreach Chair: Morgan Perkins, Mt. Zion High School
Action Plan Chair: Cadence Speagle, Argenta-Oreana High School
Communications/Marketing Chair: Drew Petitt, Mt. Zion High
Social Media Chair: Ella Morrell, St. Teresa High School
Research/School Service Chair: Lucy Rauch, Eisenhower High School
Engagement Chair: Eva Griffith, Mt. Zion High School

2022-23 YLIA Participants

Argenta-Oreana High School

Seth Cole, Abby Garcia, Mackenzi Sargeant, Cadence Speagle

Eisenhower High School

Dianne Hernandez Bruno, Maurli Carson, Emily Gillespie, Isaiah Hayes, Audrey Miller, Gavyn Noblitt, Lucy Rauch, Andrea Sanders, Jaylinn Tackaberry

Lutheran School

Rylie Dillow

MacArthur High School

Asanti Anderson, Isabel Bethard, Dominick Brown, Lauryn Charlatte, Zoe Creighton, Nolan Evans, Dianne Hernandez-Bruno, Humaira Ibrahim, Hannah Mannlein, Madison Patterson, Grace Raleigh, Owen Raleigh, Lanaya Selvie

Maroa-Forsyth High School

Grace Allsup, Evan Foster, Isabella Nilles , Hana Qidan, Hasan Qidan, Malek Qidan, Usman Qureshi, Charlie Ritter, Grant Simmons, Ellie Sowa, Jolie Stuart, Abionna Tertocha, Avri Tertocha, Ryane Thompson, Kristen Tuan, Reagan VanHook, Wills Wang

Meridian High School

Jada Campbell, Peyton Carder, Anya Ireland, Lexi Marion

Mt. Zion High School

Caroline Cuddy, Eva Griffith, Weston Grohne, Eric Jia, Aralynn Johnson, Kaitlyn Matthews, Madilyn (Madi) Moore, Kyle Morris, Morgan Perkins, Drew Petitt, Will Shade, Ella Sommer, Alyssa Thompson

St. Teresa High School

Katharine Combs, Jesnoor Dhonoa, Billy Guyse, Tyler Jackson, Mary Kate Lehmann, Joella Livingston, Max Lopez, Ella Morrell, Alexis Rayhill, Ella Redden, Claire Reidy, Devyn Slater, Lexi Smith, Carol Vargas

Warrensburg-Latham High School

Morgan Binder, Noelani Downing, Victoria Gui, Morgan Jones, Dawson Schilawski, Ella Sebek, Reese Vallandingham, Mallory Young, Kylie Zaske

Events

  • July 6 volunteer at Good Samaritan's Mercy Gardens
  • July 8-10 volunteer at Civic Center Art Experience
  • July 14 volunteer at Good Samaritan's Mercy Gardens
  • July 16 volunteer at Crossing Healthcare JumpStart Clinic
  • July 17-21 CGTI Summer Youth Leadership Conference
  • July 22 volunteer at Good Samaritan's Mercy Gardens
  • September 10 volunteer at community food box giveaway
  • September 25 volunteer at community jamboree in Central Park
  • October 15 volunteer at Macon County CASA's Gatsby Gala Fundraiser
  • October 27 volunteer at American Dreamer's Fall Festival
  • November 5 volunteer at Decatur Blaze hockey game
  • November 6 volunteer at Decatur Blaze hockey game
  • November 19 volunteer (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.) Farm & Fleet Salvation Army bell ringing
  • November 26 volunteer (11 a.m. - 4 p.m.) with Cocoa Santa at Salvation Army
  • December 3 volunteer (3 - 8 p.m.) Kroger East Salvation Army bell ringing
  • December 7 volunteer (5 - 8 p.m.) Downtown Christmas Walk at Decatur Area Arts Council
  • December 17 volunteer (10 a.m. - 3 p.m.) at Sam's Club Salvation Army bell ringer
  • January 14-15 attend CGTI mid-year conference in Bloomington
  • April 1 volunteer at Kid's Fest at the Decatur Civic Center

Meetings

  • July 6 Executive Team Building and Planning Session
  • August 7 YLIA Kick-Off, meeting and social at Splash Cove
  • September 4 General meeting
  • October 2 General meeting
  • November 6 General meeting
  • December 4 General meeting