The South Haven Youth Advisory Committee (YAC), a group of South Haven High School students, want to make a difference in the lives of area youth. We work hard fundraising to continue supporting many local projects and programs, to which we have granted money.
Introducing the 2020 YAC Members
Holli Dannenberg – President
Hi, my name is Holli Dannenberg and I am a senior at South Haven High School. This is my fourth year being a part of the Youth Advisory Committee. I am currently the president. I play softball and volleyball. I am also the senior class president and the secretary for the National Honors Society. My future plans include attending Grand Valley State University to study kinesiology.
Opal Eddy – Vice President
Hi, I’m Opal Eddy. I am in 12th grade. This is my fourth year in the Youth Advisory Committee and this year, I am the Vice President. I play softball and I am a part of the National Honors Society and Student Council.
Jordan Taylor- Publicity Chairman
I am a member of our high school’s orchestra and chamber orchestra. I am also apart of Tri-M, which is a music honors society and our school’s National Honors Society. I am in three clubs, Key Club, which I am honored to be the president of; I’m in Be nice and I’m the Youth Advisory Clubs publicity chairperson. I run Track, Cross Country and I play basketball. I also am a Rams Booster for our sports at South Haven High School. Lastly, next year I plan on going to Eastern Michigan University to study management for four years.
MaShayla White – Secretary
My name is MaShayla White and I am a senior. I’m involved in Key Club, Teen Advisory Board, and I’ve been in YAC for three years. I’m involved in concert orchestra, chamber orchestra, and I am an assistant conductor in orchestra. I’ve played varsity volleyball for four years, track for one, and softball for three years.
Hi, my name is Haley Hutto and I am a senior at South Haven Highschool. This is my first year in the Youth Advisory Committee. I am apart of the Varsity Volleyball and I am the secretary for South Haven Highschool student government for the class of 2020. After high school, I plan on going to a community college to pursue a career in some type of business and more specifically insurance.
Hi, my name is Lucy Ryan and I am a freshman. This is my first year being apart of YAC. The sports I played JV volleyball and am planning on playing high school soccer, and I’m currently on a travel soccer team.
Hi, my name is Melissa Ibarra and I am a Freshman. This is my first year in YAC. I play Volleyball, Basketball, and Soccer. I’m also a manager for wrestling. I am not certain of what I would like to do in the future.
My name is Olivia Wiley and I am a Freshman. This is my first year of YAC. I play travel softball and plan to play softball for the high school in the spring.
Hi, my name is Aleena Keh and I am a sophomore. This is my first year in YAC. I am a part of the varsity volleyball and soccer team for South Haven. I just recently moved to South Haven High School from Bangor and I became a member of YAC to be more involved with the South Haven community!
Hi, my name is Sandy Jimenez and I am a freshman. I play basketball in my free time and I plan to join the tennis team this year. I am vice president for the freshman student council and I am also part of key club. In the future, I still plan to volunteer in my free time and attend a college of my choice.
Hello, my name is Jennifer Cortes, I am a freshman at South Haven High school. This is my first year being part of YAC. I plan on playing Spring Soccer. I am on the Be Nice committee. In the future, I want to do something related to the Medical Field.
Hi, my name is Avery Ansinn. I am a senior this year and this is my fourth year being a part of the YAC program. I am apart of TAB, the South Haven Music Department, the Drama Department, Science Olympiad team, and Robotics. I plan on being a Nuclear Engineer in the Navy and going to college through their NROTC program.
Hi, My name is Lexie Young and I am a junior. I am a member of the volleyball and softball teams. I am also a member of the National Honors Society. My future plans include going to college to play softball and becoming an orthodontist, anesthesiologist, or a physicians assistant.