WEST LAFAYETTE -- Evan Youker, son of Richard and Rhonda Youker, was named the West Lafayette Rotary Student of the Month for October.

Evan, a Ridgewood High School junior, is an active member of all the music programs at Ridgewood. These include concert choir, dynamic choir, spare change ensemble, chromatones quartet, marching band, concert band, jazz band, and pep band.

In addition to these numerous music activities, Evan is a member of the Foreign Language Club, quiz team and drama club.

This busy young man has a 4.0 GPA in a rigorous college preparatory curriculum.

His community activities include 4-H. Coshocton County Youth Chorale, Moving Spirits, Cardinal Chorale, and All Ohio Youth Choir.

Evan is an active member of the West Lafayette Baptist Church as well as the youth group and helps with Christ Kitchen.

His one relaxation activity is the Coshocton County Bowling League. When asked who has contributed to his self-development, he named his mother. He finds the greatest satisfaction to be helping spread Christianity to those who share a common interest with him.