Peachtree City Optimists recognize outstanding youth

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Pictured, from left, are: Ashley Fukuyama, Starr’s Mill High School; Janae Walker, Flat Rock Middle School; Ariel Eaves, Bennett’s Mill Middle School; Wesley Roberts, Whitewater Middle School; Gregory Smith II, Fayette County High School; Juliana Pickard, McIntosh High School; Ainsley Allen, Rising Starr Middle School and Kade Sisk, J.C. Booth Middle School. Photo/Submitted.
Pictured, from left, are: Ashley Fukuyama, Starr’s Mill High School; Janae Walker, Flat Rock Middle School; Ariel Eaves, Bennett’s Mill Middle School; Wesley Roberts, Whitewater Middle School; Gregory Smith II, Fayette County High School; Juliana Pickard, McIntosh High School; Ainsley Allen, Rising Starr Middle School and Kade Sisk, J.C. Booth Middle School. Photo/Submitted.

The Peachtree City Optimist Club held its annual Youth Appreciation Banquet on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Flat Creek Country Club. The banquet is part of Optimist Youth Appreciation Week.

Each year students from the Fayette County area are selected by their school counselors/teachers to be honored for their outstanding contributions to their schools and community. Students must meet the criteria set forth by the Optimist Club, which encourages, leadership skills, academics, volunteerism, participation in school organizations, community improvement projects and they exemplify optimism.

Club members joined the students, their family members and their nominators to celebrate the many accomplishments of these outstanding students. Congratulations to all of the students that were honored at this year’s banquet. Thank you, to the parents and the counselors/teachers for their guidance and encouragement.

The Peachtree Optimist Club meets on the first and third Monday of the month at 6:30pm at the Crosstown Grill. Contact Linda Denninghoff, Club President at 404-406-6771, for more information about joining the Optimist Club of Peachtree City.