Future leaders shine

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Robins Youth of the Year announced -- The Robins Air Force Base Youth of the Year is Alexis Jefferson. She is the daughter of Chief Master Sgt. Morris Jefferson, Air Force Reserve Readiness Management Group Financial Management Superintendent, and Ivette Jefferson.

Alexis,17, is a junior at Veterans High School.

She serves as Secretary of the Keystone Club, teen character and leadership club and is a member of the base Teen Council. Alexis recently competed in Atlanta against other military youth from the State of Georgia for Military Youth of the Year honors, where she was named first runner up in the competition.

Youth of the Year is a Boys & Girls Clubs of America's premier youth recognition program for club members which promotes and celebrates service to club, community and family, academic performance, moral character and life goals.

Students complete Ambassador's Training -- Erin and Abby Butikofer, Brendan Kennedy, Taysia-Lynn Arneho and Kasey Bair, members of the Robins Air Force Base Keystone Club, have completed Ambassador's Training in conjunction with the National Keystone Conference recently held in Atlanta.

The group received training on teen retention, resiliency and the six pillars of character.

The individuals will facilitate sessions to Club peers on lessons learned during the training and will also help facilitate training sessions at the Air Force Keystone Conference Training in San Antonio, Texas, tentatively scheduled in July.

More than 1,800 teenagers from across the nation and overseas bases attended the National Keystone Conference.