Warner named RYLA rep

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The Rotary Club of Margaretville has announced that James Warner, a member of the Class of 2014 at Margaretville Central School, has been selected as a participant in the 31st annual Rotary District 7170 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Conference. The conference will be held at SUNY Oneonta from June 23 to June 28 this summer.

Warner will join 110 other students from high schools in the Southern Tier who will live, work, and study together at the RYLA Conference.

Aimed at developing the leadership potential of young people, the conference will feature speakers, programs, and workshops focused on decision making, critical thinking, effective communication, time management, ethics, career development, public service, contemporary problems, and other challenging issues.

Warner is the son of Doris and Jeff Warner of Margaretville. He has been the number one singles player on the MCS varsity tennis team for three years and has also played varsity soccer, golf and basketball.

He has been active in extra curricular activities at MCS and is currently in rehearsal with the MCS Scitamard Society’s production of “Annie Get Your Gun” in which he will play the role of Tommy. James is a member of National Honor Society and represented MCS at All-County Chorus. In addition, he is a charter member of Boy Scout Troop 180 and an active member of Sacred Heart Church where he is an altar server.