Academic achievement, leadership, industry and community service have earned two Skyline High School students the Harold Eastman Outstanding Youth Achievement Award from the Breakfast Optimist Club of Ann Arbor.
The honorees are Mariah T. Gregory, 16, the daughter of Mary Gregory and Tika Gregory, and Myles McGuire, the 16-year old son of Nicole Hale and Walter McGuire.
Mariah has been involved in the girls’ group at Peace Neighborhood Center, has assisted the girls’ basketball team for two years, and is also involved with the Restorative Justice Club. She is a community volunteer, babysitter, and works at both Kroger and Kmart.
Mariah hopes to attend college majoring in the social sciences and minoring in language and literature. In the future, Mariah plans to become fluent in French, move to France and become a social worker.
Myles participates in both indoor and outdoor track and field, and is involved with the Restorative Justice Club and the Minority Student Achievement Network. He is interested in the engineering field, behavioral analysis, forensics and the arts.
Myles works at Jimmy Johns. After graduation, he plans to attend a college that specializes in his field of interest, as well as an institution with an outstanding track program. He plans to become a behavioral analysis FBI agent.
Both students earned the requisite grade point average for this award.