Athena Kintgen

Athena Kintgen, who was named Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year award for Chaffee County and the state of Colorado, was named Youth of the Year for the southwest region June 4, in Dallas, Texas, earning a $40,000 scholarship.

The recent Salida High School graduate will head to Washington D.C, in September to make her presentation for national Youth of the Year for the organization.

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