October 8, 2018
The Oswego County Legislature's Human Services Committee recognized Danielle DelConte with the 2018 "Paul Santore Award for Outstanding Youth." A role model in her community, DelConte demonstrates outstanding leadership skills and sets an inspirational example of caring, commitment, and dedication as a youth citizen. She balances academic and extra-curricular activities with work responsibilities and commitment to her family's farm. She has been in the top 25 of her class for the last three years and is president of the Oswego County 4-H Dog Training Club, a team leader for the Oswego County 4-H Dog Drill Team, a teen leader for Oswego County 4-H Winterfest, junior superintendent and agriculture ambassador for the Oswego County Fair, and a demonstrator at the New York State Fair. She participates in community art shows and is an active member of the National Honor Society, Oswego County Academic Youth League, varsity girls' golf and tennis, fall indoor lacrosse league; the Oswego County Agriculture Society and American Hereford Association. Pictured from left are Committee Vice Chairman Bradley Trudell, District 7; Nathan Emmons, District 15; Thomas Drumm, District 16; James Karasek, District 22; Committee Chairman Roy E. Reehil, District 5; Danielle DelConte; Oswego County Youth Bureau Executive Director Brian Chetney; Oswego County Director of Programs for Children with Special Needs Tammy Thompson; Danielle's father, Scott DelConte; Danielle's mother, Heather DelConte, District 18; and Daniel T. Farfaglia, District 24.
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