2021 Youth Board Members

President: Autumn Cercone
Vice President: Karen Favata
Treasurer: Ava Hyjek
Secretary: Abigail Bommelje
Directors: Addison Higley, Regan Clayton and Tabitha Hess

Youth Club Directors: Virginia Beaton & Jenna Striffler

Youth Club Fundraisers

There are no fundraisers scheduled at this time. Please check back later to learn how you can support WNYQHYC!


How to receive year end awards:

  • Attend and sign in at four Youth Club meetings throughout the year
  • Earn other meeting credits, including:
    • Banquet attendance with renewed membership
    • Exhibiting or volunteering at Candy Apple
  • Participate in two fundraisers. These include but are not limited to:
    • Bringing two baskets to the banquet
    • Spring fundraiser (TBD)
    • Fall fundraiser (TBD)
  • Be a member in good standing

Horseman of the Year

  • Two age categories: 14-18 and 13 & under
  • Must write an essay about how:
    • Horses have impacted your life
    • How long you’ve been a member of the club
    • What being a horseman of the year means to you
    • Your accomplishments this year
  • Essays are due at the November meeting.
  • Winner is announced at the banquet.
  • Winner will receive a plaque with their name on it.

>> Download the Youth Scholarship Application