Youth Appreciation Week

Youth Appreciation WeekSince 1957, Optimist Clubs around the world have recognized youth for their talents in the arts, athletics, and academics and for contributions to community through Youth Appreciation Week (YAW) in November.

This is the most popular Optimist International program with over 2,000 clubs participating. County Executive Donald I. Mohler has declared Nov. 19–25, 2018, Timonium Optimist Youth Appreciation Week in Baltimore County. The recipients of this year’s awards were announced at a special dinner on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.

HONOREES FOR 2018-2019

From Dulaney High School

  • Harry Beckwith
  • Haley Murnane

From St. Joseph Middle School

  • Morgan Baird
  • Charlie Smith

From Towson High School

  •  Alyssa Cobb
  • Grant Kuehn