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Chung named Kentucky Youth of the Year

by Catrinia Francis

The Gold Standard
Fort Knox, KY | March 23, 2017

President Abraham Lincoln once said, "Whatever you are, be a good one." The Kentucky Youth of the Year Katherine Chung, a junior at Fort Knox High School, has done just that by winning the Boys &Girls Club of America military title.

Chung has been involved with BGCA for a long time because they have been the mainstay in her life as she's moved from one military installation to the next. And that became her motivation to compete for the title.

"I moved a lot and it's hard adjusting every time we moved, and BGCA has always been there to support me," she said. "I decided to run because I wanted to show other people, especially military kids, that even though every move is hard, there is still going to be something that's going to be there for you. (BGCA is) someone you can turn to for help and support. (I wanted) to make a difference in other youths lives... represent the military youth."
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