Henderson County Youth Council (HCYC) is a student led and driven, county-wide youth organization supported by United Way of Henderson County. The council consists of representatives from all public high schools including the Innovative High School and Early College and is open to youth enrolled in home schools.

Interested in becoming a part of the HCYC?

Application deadline is Friday, April 12, 2019. Click here to download the application. 

What does the Henderson County Youth Council do?

HCYC researches, surveys and initiates projects that benefit young adults in Henderson County. HCYC provides an opportunity for young people to learn about and put into action community wide planning as well as enhance leadership skills and responsibility.

Henderson County Youth Council goals:

  • Initiate community service projects and social events for young adults in Henderson County
  • Advocate for youth leadership opportunities
  • Advocate for inclusion of youth perspective in local government decision making

For more information, please contact HCYC Advisor, Adrienne Pomeroy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 828-692-1636 x1111.



Quinn Albert, Hendersonville High School
Johnathan Austin, West Henderson High School
Kayla Bennett, Hendersonville High School
Brooks Bolin, West Henderson High School
*Taylor Calloway, North Henderson High School
Taryn Edgerton, North Henderson High School
*Moriah Fender, West Henderson High School
Hannah King, West Henderson High School
*Oliver Kompathoum, Hendersonville High School
Mitali Merchant, North Henderson High School
Caroline Maxon, West Henderson High School
Claire Parker, West Henderson High School
Alexla Perez-Sanchez, Henderson County Early College
*Janeissa Romero, Henderson County Early College
Kathryn Thomas, Hendersonville High School

*Denotes returning member