Cynthia Edwards recently was named October 2015 Youth of the Month by the Brownstown Exchange Club.

Club member and committee chairman Kevin Gwin made the presentation during a club meeting at Michie’s Diner in Brownstown.

Edwards, the daughter of Sarah Foist and Roy Edwards, is a senior at Brownstown Central High School.

She is president of National Honor Society, a member of the student council and secretary of Teen Tutors. She also is captain of the Academic English team, a member of the Science Olympiad team and a D.A.R.E. role model.

She is a member of the Band of Braves, serving as drum major and playing clarinet, and also is a member of the track and field team, participating in shot put and discus.

Edwards said she is leaning toward attending University of Southern Indiana with the idea of majoring in psychology.