TALENTED TEEN TAKES CHARGE—Nicole Katz serves as the chairperson of the Thousand Oaks Youth Commission. Courtesy photo
Nicole Katz exudes a confidence you’d expect in a community leader, but not necessarily in one who is only 17 years old.
Born and raised in Thousand Oaks, Nicole is now a senior at Newbury Park High School. Her warmth, eye contact, poise and people skills reflect a youth significantly ahead of most her age.
Like other students gifted in leadership, she began demonstrati...