Katelyn HigginsYouth Council Member
Katelyn is sixteen years old and a sophomore in high school. In eighth grade she was the Junior Beta Club treasurer at her school and also won the Woodmen of the World Fraternal Spirit Award. As a freshman she was on the varsity cross country team and the junior varsity soccer team. She was again on the varsity cross country team this past season and is currently running track. Outside of school she enjoys reading, spending time with friends, and playing the piano. Katelyn is also a NAUI certified scuba diver.
Along with school activities she spends a lot of time volunteering for Love A Sea Turtle (LAST) as a student advisory board member. For the past six years she has gained thousands of volunteer hours by working with LAST in her community. She has spent every summer as a camp counselor at the Upstream Downstream Connection summer camp where volunteers teach thousands of underprivileged youth about the environment. Katelyn enjoys working with the kids each summer and making a difference in their lives. She has a passion in teaching youth about the environment and going out and taking action in her community. Katelyn believes that it is rewarding to know that she has made a difference in her community and the lives of the youth.