The winners of the HOBY (Hugh Oâ€™Brian Youth Leadership) Award were announced last week, at Sweetwtaer High School. The winner was Mackensey Hayes and runner up was Madison Meneses. The winners were selected after submitting a 100-word essay on leadership. A selection committee narrowed down the top ten finalists, which then went through a questionare filled out by the SHS faculty. The awarded yearly to a sophomore who scores high in written essay, shows a positive attitude, displays leadership among his or her peers, dependable, cooperates with others, has high work ethic, shows respect and courtesy for themselves, authority and classmates.