Outstanding Young Citizen Awardees


2024 Outstanding Young Citizens

will be announced Thursday, April 25!

Congratulations to our 2024 Outstanding Young Citizens.


Bobby Kartychak

West Allegheny High School, 11

Colleen Kartychak

Academic Achievement

National Honor Society, Member – 1 Year
Indian Pride Award (school award), Member – 1 Year
Eradicate Hate Summit, Student Ambassador – 1 Year

Extracurricular Activities

Marching Band, Member – 4 Years
Percussion Ensemble, Member – 2 Years
Science Bowl, Captain – 1 Year
Creative Writing, Self-interested. Submitted my work to multiple competitions – 2 Years

Community Involvement

Cinemark Employee, Employee – 1 Year
Paid Internship with Congressman Chris Deluzio, Intern – 1 Year
Volunteer at Western Allegheny Community Library, Volunteer – 4 Years


I know for sure that I want to attend a four-year college or university. Where I’m unsure is my career, however currently my two favorite ideas is being either an urban planner or an attorney of some kind. I really like constitutional law, so maybe specialize in that!