The Boys and Girls Club awarded Alexis Je'Nae Wright as the 2016 Local Youth of the Year on Feb. 4, 2016. She also received a $3,000 scholarship and laptop computer. She will be traveling to Montgomery April 11th-13th to compete for National Youth of the Year.
Alexis is a junior at Pleasant Grove High School with a 3.55 GPA. She co-ops after school at the Boys and Girls Club of Hueytown, involved as a Teen Court Volunteer, member of the AKA Ascends Program, as well as an active member of her church where she works in the nursery. Alexis wants to attend the University of Florida and pursue a career as a Psychologist.