George Kilgore of the Princeton Optimist Club presented a check to Lyon County High School student Hunter Jackson of Lyon County High School.
Jackson recently placed fourth nationwide in specialty crop and tobacco production for Future Farmers of America. He represented the state of Kentucky at the national FFA convention in Indianapolis, Ind. on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
Kilgore noted that the Princeton Optimist Club routinely donates to youth projects in Lyon and Caldwell counties. "Friend of Youth" is the motto.
Funds from the club's radio auction are used to support the youth projects. Kilgore is treasurer of the club.