The Alice Chamber of Commerce hosted six Alice High School seniors on Thursday afternoon. These students are candidates for the Junior Citizen of the Year. The Junior Citizen of the Year will be a student who has demonstrated exceptional interest, understanding and involvement in community affairs. Students are selected by their teachers and counselors and each student must submit an essay on a selected topic.

Six students are nominated this year and are as follows:

Lia Salazar: Lia is involved in cheerleading, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), National Honor Society (NHS) and is in the top 10 percent of her class

Ty Carbajal: Ty is in Honors Band, is the drum line section leader and is a member of HOSA, NHS and is a Coyote Scholar

Jacqueline Barrera: Jacqueline is involved with basketball, track and field, NHS, is a Coyote Scholar and is Senior class Vice President

Brooke Lassmann: Brooke is in NHS, Phi Theta Kappa, she is a Coyote Scholar, in FFA, HOSA and is an Aggie Scholar

Jacqueline Guerra: Jacqueline is in volleyball, powerlifting, NHS, is a Coyote Scholar, HOSA, Phi Theta Kappa and is in the Teen Outreach Program

Nicole Cuadra: Nicole is involved with NHS, Interact, Academic Decathalon, she is a Coyote Scholar and is an AP Scholar with Honors

These contestants will be announced at the Chamber of Commerce banquet on March 28 at 6 p.m. at the KC Hall.