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LaRose honors local youth

4/17/2014 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of State Sen. Frank LaRose’s office
COLUMBUS — On April 9 at the Ohio Statehouse, state Sen. Frank LaRose (R-District 27) recognized Joshua Yoho, a Cuyahoga Falls native, on becoming Operation: Military Kids’ “Military Youth of the Year.”

The son of Lt. Col. William and Elizabeth Yoho, Joshua has been involved with the organization since 2006, first as a camper, then as a counselor.

Shown at left in photo above, Maj. Gen. Deborah Ashenhurst joins LaRose to present a resolution honoring Yoho (surrounded by his family).

“Josh is an outstanding young man who has given a great deal of his time to work with and mentor children from Ohio’s military families,” said LaRose. “He’s shown a great deal of leadership, compassion and character and has grown into an outstanding role model for us all.”

A 2011 graduate of Woodridge High School, Yoho was chosen for the honor for his patience and kindness in relating to the campers, all of whom come from military families. Yoho is currently attending the University of Dayton, where he is double majoring in biochemistry and biology.

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