TIFTON — The Exchange Club of Tifton hosted the 2020 Youth of the Year Award luncheon in March, honoring 12 young people representing some of the best from Tift County High School and Tiftarea Academy.
The finalists for Youth of the Year included: Lydia Connell, Emily Golden, Jordan Harbort, Reese Henderson, Hays Jones, Caroline McClain, Hayden Phillips, Frances Claire Raines, Haley Roberson, Spencer Shaw, Melanie Smith and Audrey Young.
The 2020 Youth of the Year is Audrey Young. Young is a senior at Tiftarea Academy and plans to attend the University of Georgia in the fall.
Young received an additional plaque and check from the club and she will represent the Exchange Club of Tifton in the District Youth of the Year Competition.