Our Town's Kid to Know has big plans for the future

By Anna Carrera

Published 07/15 2014 04:40PM

Updated 07/15 2014 06:35PM

GEORGETOWN -- This Kid to Know from Our Town says giving back is part of life. Michelle Greene just graduated from Georgetown-Ridge Farm High School. Leaders say she kept pretty busy, both in and out of the classroom. She was part of NHS, FFA and racked up some scholarships for college. Greene says she also likes to volunteer with her church.

"I just think it's important," said Michelle. "I like Georgetown and the community and I've always grown up here and feel like it's my job to give back."

The award she's most proud of is recognition for Public Speaking in FFA. She got that when she was a sophomore, but she was competing at the senior level. That year, she also went on to state. Greene plans to go to DACC, then EIU, to become a teacher for special needs students. She says she'd love to come back and teach in Georgetown someday.

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