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Posted Thursday, February 24, 2022
Junior Grace Hoffman has been recognized as The Exchange Club of Northwest Cincinnati's Youth-of-the-Month. The program recognizes several of the most outstanding high school juniors in the area. The monthly winners are selected throughout the school year by an interview team from the Exchange Club. The selection is based on academics, leadership, school activities and community service.
Grace's accomplishments and activities at Roger Bacon include being an Assisi Scholar; a member of National Honor Society and Thespian Honor Society; student senator; a district qualifying varsity swimmer; a member of the Roger Bacon Drama Guild; and a student ambassador. Grace is currently ranked #1 in her class academically. Her career ambition is to be an attorney.
Seven different high schools in the Northwest district participate in this program, including Roger Bacon, Northwest, Colerain, North College Hill, Mt. Healthy, LaSalle, and Mercy McAuley.
The monthly winners are honored with a recognition breakfast at
Clovernook Country Club. They are presented with a personalized plaque
and a $100 CASH prize .
At the conclusion of the school year, all the winners return for our Youth of the Year Banquet. At the banquet each student presents an essay on a topic furnished by the National Exchange Club. Additional criteria include school activities, grades and community involvement. At the conclusion of the banquet, a Youth-of-the-Year is selected. The winner is presented with a personalized plaque and a $500 CASH prize. In addition, the winner will have an opportunity to compete as a senior for additional scholarship awards at the district, state and national levels.