The Augusta Kiwanis Club paid tribute recently to nine area students who were presented Distinguished Youth plaques for volunteer work in their respective communities. They were Morgan Wellman, Cony High School; Kelsi Thibeau, Capital Area Technical Center; Kelsey Barrett, Gardiner Area High School; Daniel Constanza, Erskine Academy; Nicole Pelletier, Hall-Dale High School; Elizabeth D’Angelo, Maranacook Community High School; Angus Koeller, Monmouth Academy; Cameron Emmons, Richmond High School; and Benjamin Allen, Winthrop High School.