Maddie Powers has been chosen as the 2013 Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA) student by the Adel Rotary Club.

Powers is currently a student at Adel-DeSoto-Minburn High School. At A-D-M, Powers participates in varsity volleyball, is a representative of the A-D-M Student Council, SADD president and president of the National Honor Society.

She is the daughter of Frank and Wendy Powers of Adel. RYLA is held at Wartburg College in Waverly with 110 students attending from schools across Iowa. The event is sponsored by rotary clubs from District 600 and 5970.