Rome is the 2020 Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Club of Chehalis. He has been a Club member for five years.
Rome is the founding member of the Chehalis Club’s Junior Staff program, through which he helps lead Club activities for younger kids. He is also a member of the Torch Club, a youth group dedicated to leadership and community service.
Be nice and helpful to everyone you meet, and always try your best at everything you do. – Rome
Rome volunteers with his high school’s Pep Band and has been the emcee for several Club events. He helped organize a teen-wide effort to come up with Minute to Win It-style games for the first annual Harmonies for Hope event. The games brought in $2,500 to support the Club.
After graduation, Rome plans to study electrical engineering at the University of Washington.
Support Rome at the virtual Washington State Youth of the Year event on May 8!