McClain HI-Y recognized


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The McClain High School HI-Y is organized and met requirements for recognition as an HI-Y for the 2017-18 school year. Rachel Poynter is adviser to the group with Elissa Grate serving as elected president for the HI-Y. They have enthusiastic students ready for a full year of civic leadership, service, and good times with a purpose.

McClain is Ohio’s longest serving HI-Y. It was first established in 1928.

The Ohio-West Virginia Youth Leadership Association, along with McClain HI-Y and many others are working together to help the next generation become prepared and engaged citizens.

YLA is for every school and community. New clubs are being formed locally and across the state. Contact the Youth Leadership Association at 304-675-5899 or visit YLA’s website, https://yla-youthleadership.org/. Miles Smith provides staff leadership to YLA in Highland County.

Submitted by Stacie Pearson, OH-WV Youth Leadership Association program coordinator.

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