Youth Activities

2012 Quincy and Lincolnland District Youth of the Year, Sarah Vahlkamp (center)

  • Youth of the Month and Youth of the Year, recognizes six hard-working high school seniors from Quincy Notre Dame and Quincy Senior High Schools who have attained high levels of scholastic achievement, community involvement and leadership. Each of the Youths of the Month prepare an essay based on that year’s theme for selection as the Youth of the Year. This year’s theme is “Youth Volunteerism: Working Magic in Our Communities”.
  • Bud Willer Accepting the Challenge of Excellence (ACE) Award, recognizes high school students who have overcome disabilities or made dramatic changes in their attitude and performance during their high school years. These changes have enabled the students to overcome adversities and prepare for graduation.
  • Character Champions, recognizing schools, boosters, coaches and students who exhibit character off the field of as well as on it. See our Character Champions page for more information.
  • The hearing impaired class of Quincy Public Schools. For 50 years, the hearing impaired classes of Quincy Public Schools have performed an annual Christmas play for the club. At the end of the skit, Santa Claus arrives and distributes presents to each of the students.