HAGERSTOWN - Jesse Latta, a senior at Heritage Academy, was named the Youth of the Month for November on Tuesday by the Washington County Community Partnership for Children and Families.
He is the son of Jeffery Latta and Carol Hull of Hagerstown. He was nominated for the award by Principal Harold Miles and journalism teacher Denise Schlimgen.
The Washington County Commissioners presented Jesse with a Certificate of Merit for his achievements.
Jesse has served as a teacher's aide for two years, a math tutor, leads devotional groups and has given hours of volunteer service to the school doing a variety of jobs.
He is a 2002 Maryland Boys' State graduate and has served as junior and senior class president. He acts as the leader of the student body.