Fitch students attend leadership conference
SPECIAL TO THE VINDICATOR Rotary Club of Austintown sponsored Austintown Fitch juniors Alec Kalis, left, and Latrice Nelson, who attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Award conference Feb. 22-24 at Magnuson Grande Hotel in Warren. The event included high school juniors from more than 50 schools in Northeast Ohio, including 44 young men and 55 young women. Speakers, activities and workshops filled the three days and gave the youths an opportunity to network with other future leaders. Latrice is the daughter of Larry and Beatrice Nelson and is an honor student. She is a member of Fitch Interact Club, Robotics Team, tennis, drama, speech and debate, Academic Challenge, soccer and Future Business Leaders. She is also a member of Girl Scouts. Alec is the son of Christopher and Kathy Kalis and is an honor student. He is a member of the NEOUCOM high school program, a volunteer at St. Elizabeth Hospital and a member of Interact and Spanish clubs.