Monroe Teen Named Youth of the Year

Union County Weekly


Those who work at the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs in Union County describe Tamya Austin as helpful, positive and a tremendous leaders.

These are characteristics that earned the Monroe High School freshman recognition as the 2017-18 Youth of the Year.

“Tamya truly exemplifies what the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs aim to instill in its members: academic excellence, leadership and good citizenship,” said David McQueen, area director of The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs in Union County. “She may be quiet with her voice, she is powerful with her actions and leadership.”

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