2017 Youth Advisory Board

Names left to Right are:  Isabelle Stulce, Steelville; Kylee Sexton, President, Steelville; Katelyn Watts, Vice President, Louisiana; Katelyn Green, Steelville; Tyler Hopkins, Louisiana; Emily Smith, Steelville.  Not pictured is Maggie Brown, Steelville and Jensen Worsley, Lamar.

Emily Smith

I am 14 years old and in the 9th grade. I am a member of the local Missouri Community Betterment Group and FCCLA(Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America). I also played a big part in the Vietnam War Monument and the welcome home parade.   
  Isabelle Stulce

My name is Isabelle Stulce and I am a 15 year old freshman at Steelville High School. This is my first year on the Youth Advisory Board! In the past I have participated in things such as basketball, and softball. Right now I am focused on school and my community work. I volunteer at my local nursing home, and I help tutor the younger kids at my school district. These are just some of the things I help with to better my community! 
  Kylee Sexton

My name is Kylee Sexton and I am a junior at Steelville High School.  I am in National Honor Society, FCCLA, FBLA, Varsity Softball, Gang Green Club (pro recycling club), and many more.  I have won numerous Citizenship Awards, the Youth Leadership Award at the MCB Fall Conference in 2015, and many sportsmanship awards.  I have been a part of Steelville’s MCB group for 3 years now.  I have been on the MCB Youth Advisory Board for all 3, serving as a member, Vice President and President.
  Katelyn Green

I am a junior at Steelville High School and I plan on becoming a Speech Language Pathologist.  I strive to make a difference and impact everyone’s life that I come across.  This feat is possible because of the numerous extracurricular activities I participate in.
I have been a member of Steelville’s branch of Missouri Community Betterment for 6 years and have helped with numerous projects along the way.  In school I currently play active roles in my school’s extracurricular activities by being a Student Council Representative, Class President and Section Leader in band.  Aside from these, I am involved in many other clubs such as FBLA, Math & Science Club, Pep Band, Drama Club, Recycling Club, Scholar Bowl and National Honors Society.  I am also on the track and field team.  Some academic and fine arts honors I have received are District Honor Band, District Choir, Principal’s Honor Roll and Cardinal Character Award.

  Katelyn Watts

Katelyn Watts is a senior this year at Louisiana High School. She is the daughter of Pam Todd-Watts and granddaughter of Katherine Todd. This is her second year on the Youth Advisory Board. Katelyn is the president of her local FFA and Interact club. She also participates in FTA, FBLA, FCA, Student Council, NHS, and many more. She plays softball, basketball, swim team, track, and cheer. Katelyn is very active in her school and community. She is on the Youth Council for the City of Louisiana. She was the first ever Miss Louisiana and currently holds the title as 2016 Pike County Fair Queen. She teaches a Sunday School class at her local church and plans to go to Central Methodist University to major in education and become a teacher.
  Maggie Brown

I am a small town fifteen year old girl. My hobbies include playing volleyball (which I've done since I was in third grade), reading, writing, hunting, and fishing.  I especially enjoy simply being with my friends and family. I have been a member of Missouri Community Betterment since the beginning of my 7th grade year, when I attended my first MCB Fall Conference,  and have loved every minute of it since.
  Tyler Hopkins

I am Tyler Hopkins, a sophomore at Louisiana High School.  I participate in many sports, clubs and organizations within my school and community such as:  Student Council, FCA, FTA, FBLA and Interact.  I play football, basketball, baseball and I participate in Academic Team.  In my spare time I volunteer in various places as a representative for Interact and I take part in my community as much as I can.  I enjoy playing video games, researching history and spending time with my girlfriend and family.  On the Youth Advisory Board, I wish to further better Missouri communities, no matter how big or small the task.  Lastly, I wish to help my fellow members in achieving their goals, as well as mine.

Missouri Community Betterment Educational Fund Inc.,
P.O. Box 105997, Jefferson City, MO 65110
Phone:660.383.1034 Fax:660.383.1202