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Tyler Neal recently was named March Youth of the Month by the Brownstown Exchange Club at a recent meeting.

The Brownstown Central High School senior was introduced by club member and committee chairman Kevin Gwin.

Neal, the son of Jeff and Shannon Neal, is secretary of the National Honor Society and president of Booster Club.

He is a member of the varsity football team, serving as captain. He also was named Indiana Football Coaches Association Academic All-State.

Neal thanked the club for the award and said he is planning to attend Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to major in business.

The club selects six youths of the month from October through March each school year and then picks a youth of the year. Previous monthly winners this school year are Jami Bryant in October, Ashley Kuhlman in November, Makenzie Bennett in December, Alexis Koch in January and Richayla Huff in February.

Brownstown Exchange Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesdays in the fellowship hall at Brownstown United Methodist Church at 110 N. Poplar St. The church is handicap accessible by ramps and an elevator. Visitors are always welcome.