Act Six Scholar Recognized as Youth of the Year

by: LINDSAY KEEFER - Sophie Velasquez was named Youth of the Year.

Sophie Velasquez named Youth of the Year by Woodburn Chamber of Commerce (photo by Lindsay Keefer – Pamplin Media)

Congratulations to Sophie Velasquez, Act Six Cadre Five, on being recognized by the Woodburn Chamber of Commerce as their 2014 Youth of the Year.

Sophie, a senior at Woodburn Arts and Communications Academy, has been an active volunteer in Woodburn since she was 13. She has been a member of the city’s Youth Advisory Board, is a member of the city’s Parks and Recreation Board, and served on last year’s Fiesta Mexicana Court.

Read more about Sophie’s accomplishments at the Woodburn Gazette online.

The 2014 Distinguished Service Awards banquet, which is sponsored by Silverton Health, will be held March 14, at the Woodburn Health Center. Tickets are available at the chamber office, located at 979 Young St. in Woodburn