Outstanding Young Citizen Awardees


2024 Outstanding Young Citizens

will be announced Thursday, April 25!

Congratulations to our 2024 Outstanding Young Citizens.


Liam Park

Upper St. Clair High School, 12

Amy Pare

Academic Achievement

Carnegie Mellon 2022 Summer College class Biology Grade A, college student for credit – 1 Year
Carnegie Mellion 2023 Summer Class Nanotechnology Grade A, college student for credit – 1 Year
IUP summer cyber school 2021 programming 2021, college class supported by DoD – 1 Year
iD Tech Camp at CMU, student – 2 Years
AP Music Theory 3, AP AP World History 5, AP Chemistry 4, AP Calc BC 4,, AP Scholar Award – 1 Year

Extracurricular Activities

Varsity Soccer (missed year due to COVID) & Club Soccer (year round) Junior MVP, Member – 3 Years
High School Musical (missed year due to COVID), Member – 2 Years
High School Robotics club (missed 1 year due to COVID), Treasurer – 3 Years
High School Orchestra and Choir concerts (missed year due to COVID) Senior Cello recital June 4, PMEA honor orchestra &PYPO& play at Children’s Hospital – 3 Years
Calculus and Music Theory Tutor, student peer tutor – 1 Year

Community Involvement

Pittsburgh Greater Food Bank, volunteer – 1 Year
USC Rec center Life guard, job – 2 Years
Camp Pittsburgh assistant, volunteer – 2 Years
Country Meadows concerts with Dr Susan Woodard, volunteer – 2 Years
Bethel Park Fish Fry Vounteer, volunteer – 1 Year


I would like to major in biophysics with a music minor. I am interested in mRNA research involving nanoparticles which may target blood disorders and cancer. Market Production will be essential to scale up production, possibly creating opportunities in health care, nanocomputing and nano-data storage. Sharing knowledge through media is the hallmark of all great societies. I want to embrace it all. Thank you