Boys & Girls Clubs to name Wyoming Youth of the Year

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wyoming will name the Wyoming Youth of the Year this Tuesday, Feb. 12 at Little America Hotel at 7 a.m.

One member will be chosen for exemplifying outstanding efforts as a club and a community member. The winner will receive a full tuition and fees scholarship to the University of Wyoming.

The three teen finalists from throughout the Cowboy state are Michael Martinez-Montano from the Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne, Mickayla Maes from the Boys & Girls Club of Sweetwater County, and Kayla Messmer from the Boys & Girls Club of Central Wyoming.

The winner will go on to compete in the Boys & Girls Clubs Southwest Region consisting of eight states and that winner will move on to compete for the opportunity to become National Youth of the Year.

Tune into CBS NewsChannel 5 on Tuesday to find out who wins the Wyoming Youth of the Year honor and for the full story.