Each member of Muhlenberg Youth Leadership is required to create a project that will benefit Muhlenberg County. Students presented their ten project ‘Give Back’ programs to a panel of judges to compete for one of two $1,000 grants to make the project happen.

Clay Lear’s project was to benefit children in Muhlenberg County with the 4-H Backpack Program

Ashtynn McPherson and Sydney Harper present ‘Words of Color’ for their Muhlenberg Youth Leadership Project.

Cassidy White and Megan Sparks present their project entitled ‘Students for Seniors’ during the Tuesday, May 14 Junior Leadership graduation.

Karyn Witzel presented a project idea named “Muralberg” for the judges and audience during project ‘Give Back’.

Jane Ann Crowder and Chandler Wells present their idea for a project benefiting students that have a driver’s license called F.O.R. (Focus on the Road). This project was one of two projects to receive a $1,000 grant for implementation.

Kendall Piper and Elisabeth Joines are shown at the podium during their presentation called ‘Watch This’ with MCTI.

Kyley Byrd and Rilen Gettings present their project entitled ‘Walk a mile in their shoes’ during Junior Leadership graduation. Their project was designed to benefit Muhlenberg County children and the Opportunity Center.

Jacob Hafley, Carter Mefford and Kelsey Bruce’s project focused on children in Muhlenberg County that need to learn to swim. Their project ‘Muhlenberg Swim and Splash’ received one of the $1,000 grants for implementation this summer.

Hannah Gossett, Destin Armour and Lauren Ford presented their ‘Project A & B’ to benefit young mothers through the Pathway of Hope.

Leader-News photos/Jowanna Bandy

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