Amanda Stuckwisch, a senior at Brownstown Central High School, was named the October Youth of the Month by the Brownstown Exchange Club.
The Brownstown resident was introduced at a recent meeting by club member and committee chairman Kevin Gwin.
Stuckwisch is a member of the National Honor Society, German Club, Booster Club and Brownstown Central FFA. She was twice named outstanding German student and is the current FFA chapter president.
She has participated on the Academic Spell Bowl Team and was a member of the Brownstown Central freshman volleyball team. She is a D.A.R.E. Role Model.
Stuckwisch is a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church and president of the church youth group. She is a kindergarten Sunday school teacher and assists with vacation Bible school.
She is a member and current vice president of the Cloverleaf 4-H Club, where she has served as devotions officer and participated in local and county club activities. She received the Swine Herdsman Award in 2011.
She is a member and is serving as secretary of the Jackson County 4-H Leaders. She has served as health and safety officer, recreation officer, a 4-H council representative and expansion and review committee member.
She has received the “I Dare You” and Outstanding Junior Leader Awards and currently is 4-H Sewing and Swine junior superintendent. She does volunteer work at the Jackson County Fair and is a member of the National Junior Swine Association.
Stuckwisch said she plans to Purdue University, where she will major in agriculture education or agriculture business. She said her hopes are to start a career in marketing or public relations for an agriculturally based company and live locally.
Her parents, Ed and Sara Stuckwisch, attended the meeting.
Brownstown Exchange Club meets at 7 a.m. every Tuesday at Michie’s Diner, 216 W. Commerce St. The public is invited.