Brownstown Central High School senior Kelian East recently received the Brownstown Exchange Club’s January Youth of the Month award.
East, the son of Todd and Tiffany East, received the award from Kevin Gwin during a club meeting. Gwin, a teacher at the high school, is a member of the club’s youth of the month committee.
East has played tennis all four years and received the most valuable player, most improved player and academic all-state awards. He also played intramural basketball.
At school, he is vice president of the Robotics Club and is a member of Academic Super Bowl and National Honor Society. He was a member of the 2019 Science Olympiad team, placing fifth in the regional and advancing to state.
East plays dartball for St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church and was a former licensed eighth grade soccer referee for the Brownstown Soccer Association.
He plans to attend Purdue University to study materials engineering.