Amber Mellinger, a 14-year-old Tecumseh student, will have a yard/bake sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Tecumseh Auto Sales, 413 E. Walnut, to raise funds toward her trip to the Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference in January.

Among items to be sold will be antiques, dishes and clothes. Mellinger and some friends will bake items for the bake sale. Donations also will be accepted.


Amber Mellinger, a 14-year-old Tecumseh student, will have a yard/bake sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Tecumseh Auto Sales, 413 E. Walnut, to raise funds toward her trip to the Presidential Youth Inaugural Conference in January.
Among items to be sold will be antiques, dishes and clothes. Mellinger and some friends will bake items for the bake sale. Donations also will be accepted.
Alumni of the Congressional Youth Leadership Council and National Youth Leadership Forum are exclusively invited to attend private inaugural conference events like roundtable discussions, meetings with congressional staff, debates with political experts and VIP events.
She has been invited to take part in this event to see the next President and Vice President be sworn into office. Mellinger also will attend the Inaugural parade and the Black Tie Gala Inaugural Ball. Guest speaker at the conference will be Lance Armstrong.
Congressional Youth Leadership Council (CYLC) program scholars represent  youth in academic, performance and community leadership. Students are hand selected for nomination based on academic achievement, by distinguished educators, mentors or CYLC program alumni.
Mellinger will be a ninth-grade Tecumseh student in the fall. She was in yearbook and was a National Merit finalist. Her awards include, Academic Achievement Award; Christian Character Award; Citizenship Award; Duke Talent Search; High Honor Roll; Honor Roll; Math Award; Language Arts Award; President’s Education Award; Reading Award; and Student of the Month.
She has been a member of the Boys and Girls Club; church youth group; Future Business Leaders of America; and Girl Scouts. She participates in volleyball and used to participate in track & field.