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

Mother’s Day Hanging Baskets

The Youth Club is selling hanging baskets until May 1st. All available options and pricing can be found on our order form. Please contact a youth member or advisor for more information!

Buffalo Bills Corn Hole Set

The Youth Club is selling raffle tickets for a Bills Corn Hole Set. Tickets are $5 a piece.

The drawing will be held on June 27th at Amy Hanssen Training Center during the home show. The winner does not need to be present.

Please contact any of the Youth Club members or email wnyqhci@gmail.com for tickets.


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