Randolph Student Earns Youth Award

Kyle Brown, a senior at Randolph Central School and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Brown, has been selected as the Cattaraugus County Youth of the Week.

Brown worked for three days on the recovery crew following the tornado that hit the Randolph area in 2010. He was a member of his church’s youth group for three years and worked on money collection drives for the Community Cupboard from 2009 through 2011. He was a volunteer tutor for one year and worked on Make a Difference Day in 2010 and 2011.

He has been a member of National Honor Society and Student Council, including holding the office of vice president. He has served as treasurer and president during his four year membership of Spanish Club. Brown has been the catcher on the school’s baseball team for the four years and played junior varsity and varsity football throughout high school. He was chosen as a scholar athlete in 2012.

Kyle’s academic achievements include the President’s Award, highest averages in English 12, chemistry, American history and Spanish and maintaining Dean’s List GPA as a part-time student at Jamestown Community College for three semesters. Kyle also received the state Certificate of Merit from the JCC Excelsior Program in the summer of 2008. Kyle hopes to pursue degrees in nursing when he enters either the University of Buffalo or JCC full-time in the fall.

The Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau is now accepting nominations for Youth Citizen Awards. Eligible youth must be residents of Cattaraugus County and in their senior year of high school. To make a nomination or for more information, call Laurie Peterson, program coordinator, Cattaraugus County Youth Bureau, at 938- 2617.