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The Youth Performance Award winner for February is Grant County High School senior Kyle Wallace. Wallace loves baseball and hopes to play at college level. He is the son of Roger and Melissa Wallace of Crittenden. Aside from baseball, Wallace is involved in church activities.
“My most meaningful experience was going to 2011 Winter Blitz retreat with the Williamstown United Methodist youth group,” Wallace said.

What are your extra-Curricular Activities:
I play on the Grant County High School varsity baseball team. I also tried out and was chosen to play for the Kentucky Baseball Club this summer.

What is your community involvement:
I have volunteered at the Grant County Park to help work the Summer Splash Camp for the past two years.

What is your class schedule:
Probability and statistics, Advanced Placement English IV, ceramics, accounting and criminology.

Favorite class or classes:
My favorite class is criminology, because I am interesed in th criminal justice system and hopefully will work in that field one day.

What do you do for fun/recreation:
I enjoy hanging with friends, playing baseball and listening to music.

What are your future plans:
I plan on going to college and majoring in criminal justice and eventually work in the federal government.
(YPA is sponsored by the Grant County News and Performance Pipe, a division of the Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, LP in Williamstown. The program recognizes students who have given their time and talents for the community. To nominate a deserving student contact the guidance office at Grant County High School at 824-9739 or Williamstown High School at 824-4421.)