The city of Phoenix recently recognized the 2013 Outstanding Young Man and Young Woman of the Year winners at the 27th annual awards event. Sixteen students were selected as council district winners were recognized at the event, along with the teacher who inspired them the most. Each of the district winners received a $250 cash award.

The District 6 Outstanding Young Man of the Year is Aaron Whitely, a senior at Desert Vista High School. His coursework includes all Advanced Placement or Honors classes and he ranks in the top 5 percent of his class.

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