Outstanding Young Citizen Awardees


2024 Outstanding Young Citizens

will be announced Thursday, April 25!

Congratulations to our 2024 Outstanding Young Citizens.


Michael Aland

Serra Catholic High School, 12

Mary Aland Aland

Academic Achievement

Tri-M Honor Society, Vice President – 1 Year
Science Honor Society, Secretary – 1 Year
National Honor Society, Member – 2 Years
Recognized Carson Scholar, Member – 4 Years
Class Medal, Top student in six different classes over the past three years. – 3 Years

Extracurricular Activities

Football, Member – 4 Years
Marching, concert, and jazz bands, Member – 4 Years
Musical, Member – 4 Years
Eagle Ambassador, Student Ambassador – 3 Years
Best Buddies, Member – 4 Years

Community Involvement

R-Time at Rene’s, Dishwasher, fryer, host, busperson – 3 Years
Altar Server, Member – 8 Years
White Oak Swim Team, Member as well as helping coach younger kids and set up before meets – 7 Years
East Allegheny Youth Football League, Player as well as helping set up home games – 8 Years
Cutting Grass and Shoveling Snow for Neighbors, I shovel snow and cut grass for my neighbors who are unable to do so without asking for payment. – 9 Years


I plan to attend Syracuse University to study Sports Analytics with a minor in Communications. I hope to one day make enough money that I can take care of my parents when they get older.