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The Youth Performance Award winner for December is Aaron Goe, a senior at Grant County High School, and he is passionate about baseball.
Goe is the son of Bryan and Tracy Goe of Dry Ridge.
Q: What are your extra-curricular activities:
A: I play baseball for the Grant County High School baseball team. My biggest athletic accomplishment is signing with Morehead State University to play baseball. It gives me a sense of accomplishment knowing that my hard work and dedication has finally paid off.
Q: What is your community involvement:
A: I am part of the National Honor Society and I am involved in the youth group at Williamstown United Methodist Church.
Q: What is your class schedule:
A: I have AP calculus, for my first hours and AP English IV, second. I have painting and foundations of sports. I have school-based scholars, which includes a course in philosophy at Northern Kentucky University Grant County. Last year, I took criminal justice and will have six college credits when I graduate from high school.
Q: What is your favorite class:
A: My classes are AP calculus, because my favorite subject is math and foundations of sports, because I like to be active.
Q: Who is your favorite teacher(s):
A: My favorite teacher is Mrs. (Lisa) Mullins who teachs AP calculus. She really makes sure that we all understand the material.
Q: What do you do for fun/recreation:
A: For fun/recreation, I love to play baseball.
Q: What are your future plans:
A: I am looking forward to participating in a mission trip to Haiti this coming January. I am hoping to learn more about what it is like to live in a Third World country, and I’ll appreciate what I have more.
After graduating, I plan on going to Morehead State University to earn an engineering physics degree, while playing baseball.
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.