Meet Our 2018-2019 Youth of the Year 

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Central High School, Class of 2019

College of Choice: University of West Georgia

Anticipated Career Choice: Private Investigator

Cameron M. Gooden attends Central High School and will graduate May 2019. Always challenging himself, Cameron is currently a member of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Club and maintains a GPA of 2.8. When Cameron is not at the Club he volunteers his time at the Memorial Gym located in his neighborhood. Cameron’s English teacher stated that he has grown both academically and personally. “Cameron has created a path to a brighter future for himself and his family” says Ms. Lawrence. At the Club, Cameron is the President of the Keystone Club, which is a leadership club that plans and organizes community service projects. Cameron carries himself with dignity and respect. He makes sure that he is a great role model for the younger youth and his peers, at the club and at school. Cameron would like to go to the military and then continue his studies to become a private investigator. He is currently enrolled in the AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) class, this class is an academic support system that offers tutoring, college and career exploration, and mentoring opportunities for leadership development. Cameron is determined to succeed in life, so that he may go back to his community and help others along the journey we call life.