COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — Two local students were recognized today by the Exchange Club of Columbus. The Club named its “Youth of the Year” and “ACE” Award winners Thursday at The Lion Hills Center. Columbus High Student Corey Persons was declared Youth of the Year, and MSMS Student Rachel Jones was presented the ACE Award.
“I couldn’t believe it,” said CHS student, Corey Persons. “It was unexpected. So many great things with everybody that is around me, and I am really humbled and honored to be able to accept this award today”