Students from the local school districts of Independence, Fort Osage, Grain Valley, Oak Grove and St. Mary’s participated in this year’s Youth Court, which has been around for 26 years. Municipal Judge Susan Watkins is executive director of the program.

Students from the local school districts of Independence, Fort Osage, Grain Valley, Oak Grove and St. Mary’s participated in this year’s Youth Court, which has been around for 26 years. Municipal Judge Susan Watkins is executive director of the program. These volunteers received a youth court patch for more than 100 hours of service:




Mackenzie Bennett

Matt Copeland

Brittany Coppock

Emily Crozier

David Daniel

Danielle Dickerson

Teah Gentry

Alex Harris

Beau Madden

Brittany Pangelinan

Leda Rivera

Kyle Watkins Davis