Members of the Mayor's Youth Council were honored at a reception recently. During the year, the group met with city officials and department heads for an overview of city government in Madison.

Recognized for accumulating the highest point total for being active in the council was Anna Leigh Montgomery.

Receiving the Mayor's Youth Council $2,000 scholarship, provided by RiverHills Bank and Waste Management was Mary Michael Evans.

High school juniors and seniors interested in applying for a spot on the 2019-2020 council can contact Brittany Mayfield at

Members of this year's Youth Council included, front, Maggie McKinnis, Anna Leigh Montgomery, Mary Michael Evans, Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler, Clay Morris, Hailey Greer, Hailey Desai, Anna Cate Strong, Davis Dear, sponsor Brittany Mayfield; back row, R.J. Mack, Lake Dodson, Nicolas Rowan, Shanay Desai, Christian Gines, Sophia Wilbourn and Elizabeth Barton.